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  • Surveys secular-legal, religious, and organizational attempts to solve the problem of the aguna, a woman who wants to be divorced, but whose husband refuses to transmit a letter of divorce (get), leaving her unable to remarry according to Jewish law.

    Annotated Bibliography and Guide to Archival Resources on the History of Jewish Women in America.

  • Highlights– Sari Diskin (haredit; former aguna); Rachel Azaria (?) head of mavoi satum spoke incredibly well about how the courts CAN be shut down and replaced if enough pressure b/c that happened w/ conversion courts .

    i hab a code - Danya Ruttenberg

  • I'm going to have you just start with a "aguna mudra" (ph).

    CNN Transcript Jul 6, 2003

  • It used to be that the aguna problem existed wherever Jews lived. - Front Page

  • Prof. Bluma Goldstein of California University, who grew up as a child of an aguna, vividly describes in Enforced Marginality, the "galeriye fun farshvundene mener - Gallery of Vanished Husbands" which appeared several times weekly for decades in the New York-based Jewish newspaper The Forward - Forverts. - Front Page

  • In the talmudic period, the focus of the sages grappling with the aguna problem was the husband lost at sea. - Front Page

  • WHEN REFERRING to rabbinic literature it becomes apparent that the aguna problem is a historical process. - Front Page

  • It was once baptized in a mixture of red wine, honey, pomegranate and other ingredients known as aguna, a local concoction Kobalava claims dates to pagan times.


  • On the radio yesterday, I heard the interview of one woman as she bitterly explained her situation as an aguna.

    The Muqata

  • There is even an anglo in the list right now, and this is somebody that a reader might know or know of and might be able to help release an aguna by disclosing his whereabouts ... so go check it out and see if you can help ....

    Life in Israel


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