Mukhlis bin Muhammad, 46, a member of the Aceh Ulema Council (MPU), was caned 28 times on Thursday in a public park by a religious officer, the official said.
Some accounts see the law as part of a process by which religious police have seen their powers reduced while this law will now add a layer of “decency.”
The actions earned Jangravi a three-year prison sentence.
Greek Muslims can now go to Greek courts instead of Islamic muftis.
"We throw our daughters and our children into the ocean and we say to them, 'Don't you dare get wet.'"
Malgré la fin de de l’Etat islamique, les attaques terroristes menées par des éléments radicaux ne cessent pas
Muslim women say they have been left destitute by husbands divorcing them through "triple talaq," including by Skype and WhatsApp.
Anti-Muslim incidents rose 57 percent last year, including a 44 percent jump in anti-Islamic hate crimes, according to a survey in early May.
Female qadis serve in the Shari’a courts in Indonesia, Malaysia, Egypt and Jordan, but not in Iran, said Shaked – and up till now, not in Israel.
Perhaps one day a woman will be appointed not just to an administrative position, but rather to serve as a full-fledged rabbinical judge.