agunot

Agunot and former agunot during Yad L’Isha’s  rst annual Eshet Hamidbar (Woman of the Desert) 22-kil
300 Israeli women march for 24 hours in support of agunot

On Thursday, Ohr Torah Stone held its third annual “Women Moving Mountains,” a hike of 300 women to show support for agunot or 'chained women.'

By HANNAH HEPNER
25/02/2020
Agunot and former agunot during Yad L’Isha’s  rst annual Eshet Hamidbar (Woman of the Desert) 22-kil
300 Israeli women march for 24 hours in support of agunot

The walk even included a discussion circle with agunot and Ohr Torah Stone’s Yad La’isha staff of rabbinical court advocates, lawyers and social workers, with the purpose of raising funds for Ohr Torah Stone's Yad La'isha: The Monica Dennis Goldberg Legal Aid Center and Hotline.

By HANNAH HEPNER
24/02/2020
Is the Rabbinical Court’s best good enough?

The Rabbinical Court must set itself free to set the agunot free.

The dishes made in the spirit of freedom for agunot, including Café Michael’s decadent French toast
Beautiful dishes created to support 'agunot' or 'chained women'

'Duck meat is never fully wrapped in dough, so it represents freedom'

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
11/02/2020
Ledger of rabbinic rulings concerning 'agunot' at Bergen-Belsen after the Holocaust
Collection of Bergen-Belsen 'agunot' rabbinic rulings to be auctioned off

The rabbis of the Bergen-Belsen rabbinical court were the first to collect testimonies from Holocaust survivors right after World War II.

27/11/2019
Gavel
U.K. court confirms Jewish man must pay wife millions until he gives 'get'

In his appeal, Alan Moher tried to claim that imposing a financial sanction on him would prevent him from granting the get and therefore leaving him unable to dissolve the marriage.

David Lau
Chief Rabbi prevents 10-year-divorce refuser from burying his mother

“This is the most severe case of Agunah for over a ten years in which the husband totally refuses to allow his wife to continue her life."

Cage in Haifa highlights the struggle of women trapped in divorce

The cage was decorated with living room furniture meant to invoke a sense of home, and the visitors who stepped inside were asked to imagine the constricted world of an aguna.

RABBI DANIEL SPERBER: ‘What I’m suggesting is that the Chief Rabbinate treat us like outside consult
Releasing chained women – by working around the Chief Rabbinate

Rabbi Daniel Sperber is innovating with annulments to help solve the ‘aguna’ problem.

By TAMAR DRESSLER
29/08/2018
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