Feb 11, 2010

Under the niqab

This story just can't be avoided...

DUBAI — An Arab ambassador called off his wedding after discovering his wife-to-be, who had worn a face-covering veil whenever they met, was bearded and cross-eyed, the Gulf News reported Wednesday.

The envoy had only met the woman a few times, during which she had hidden her face behind a niqab, or face-covering veil, the paper said.

After the marriage contract was signed, the ambassador attempted to kiss his bride-to-be, upon which he discovered she had facial hair and was cross-eyed, it said.

1 comment:

  1. The wisdom of halacha is revealed!

    WE require the two to see each other before they get married!

    What a kiddush hashem!


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