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Yevamot 87

In today’s page of Talmud, the plight of the ‘agunah’

June 2, 2022

Today’s page of Talmud, Yevamot 87, introduces a surprising legal ruling intended to release agunot, literally meaning “women chained to their marriages.” Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin joins us to speak of this still deeply painful and, sadly, relevant subject and to offer an inspiring story from a recently departed American rabbi who devoted his life to helping agunot. What did the Talmudic rabbis do to help women extricate themselves from untenable marriages? Listen and find out.

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Yevamot 87
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