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Chained Jewish Women in the 19th Century and Today

The historically evolving contours of an ongoing halachic problem

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Chained Jewish Women in the 19th Century and Today: The historically evolving contours of an ongoing halachic problem

In the 19th century the problem of "agunot" was widely dealt with in rabbinic literature, and often surfaced in the popular press. In the 21st century the same problems exist but new technologies and ease of communication are changing things both for better and for worse.
Women, Femininity & Feminism, Agunah

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