Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Announcements #139: Conference on Agunah Crisis

Conference on the Agunah Crisis

The Beth Din of America in conjunction with Yeshiva University's Center for the Jewish Future present

Conference on the Agunah Crisis
Understanding the Problems and Their Solutions

Sunday, February 14th • 9:30am - 12:30pm
Yeshiva University's Uptown Wilf Campus • 500 West 185th St., New York, NY

Open to Men and Women • No Registration Required • Complimentary Parking and Refreshments

  • 9:30am - Understanding the Contemporary Agunah Problem and a Review of Solutions
    Rabbi Yona Reiss • Introduction by Rabbi Shlomo Weissmann
  • 10:00 am - The RCA/BDA PrenuptialAgreement
    The Practical Issues - Rabbi Shlomo Weissmann
    A Halachic Analysis - Rabbi Mordechai Willig
  • 10:45am - Why has the Agunah Problem not been Solved Yet: Simple Solutions That Are Halachically Problematic Rabbi Michael Broyde
  • 11: 15am - 1) Does Communal Pressure Work to Resolve Agunah Cases? Panel discussion with Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin, Josh Ross and Rabbi Kenneth Auman • Moderated by Naomi Maryles, Esq.
    2) Halachic Methods for Terminating a Marriage in Cases of Recalcitrance Rabbi Michoel Zylberman
  • 12:00pm - What Next? Open Question Session Rabbi Mordechai Willig, Rabbi Michael Broyde, Rabbi Yona Reiss and Rabbi Shlomo Weissmann • Moderated by Rabbi Dani Rapp

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