Agunah Summit Revisits Plan To Create Liberal Religious Courts

Joint JOFA-Tikvah Center plenum kindles new hopes, but advocates for ‘trapped’ women still face uphill battle.
06/25/2013 - 20:00
Associate Editor

Some agunot, observant Jewish women trapped in unwanted marriages, wait many years for a Jewish divorce. Meanwhile, after having devoted decades to the cause, a number of activists, now with a touch of grey in their hair, with weariness in their heart, have begun to wonder whether a solution to the agunah crisis is possible.

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