The Slide Towards Extremism

The Slide Towards Extremism

What do agunot, hypermodesty, breast cancer morbidity and turf wars have to do with each other? Everything. Join writer and activist Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll for a fascinating analysis of extremist trends in contemporary Judaism and how listening to the voice […]

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Podcast: Agunot. What is the issue? Is it a big deal? What can be done?

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We’re Podcasting!

We are very exited to announce that we have teamed up with Jewish Coffee House and have begun a podcast series that we hope will give further our work depth and reach, as well as a new level of familiarity […]

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This #NoAgunahDay, Let’s #GettProactive

This #NoAgunahDay, Let’s #GettProactive

Too often, we speak of the plight of the agunah as if it were an inevitable, albeit tragic, fact of life. Like cancer or a natural disaster, we are passive in the face of this devastating misfortune. It could happen […]

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Agunah Day 2016

Agunah Day 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]For International Agunah Day, Chochmat Nashim launched a visibility campaign, highlighting agunot and former agunot. We asked these women to take selfies holding signs that note the number of years they were denied a get (Jewish writ of divorce), their […]

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Loopholes: How Much Can We Do?

Loopholes: How Much Can We Do?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Dozens of people on my Facebook feed are sharing this meme today from a page called Unchain My Heart. I’d like to relay a conversation I had with Rabbi Jeremy Stern of Organization for the Resolution of Agunot (ORA) regarding […]

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