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The Tears of the Oppressed: An Examination of the Agunah Problems: Background and Halakhic Sources

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New Book Seeks Agunah Solutions An Israeli legal scholar offers rabbinic sources to show precedents for leniency in freeing women from marital limbo. Debra Nussbaum Cohen--Staff Writer. A new book by an Israeli legal expert, Aviad Hacohen, promises to return to public attention the legal technique used to dissolve the marriages of agunot, women whose estranged husbands refused to grant them a Jewish divorce, an approach which prompted waves of controversy in 1997, when it was first used. That was when Rabbi Emmanuel Rackman ...

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The Tears of the Oppressed: An Examination of the Agunah Problems: Background and Halakhic Sources 2005, Ktav Publishing House

ISBN-13: 9780881258677

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