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Follow Up On Agunah Issue

Follow Up On Agunah Issue

To complete your discussion on the use of pre-nuptial agreements in the Orthodox community (“New Agunah Court Could Hinge On Haredi Rabbi,” Dec. 13), it should be noted that the International Rabbinic Fellowship, a group of 150 Orthodox rabbis, clergy and community scholars, requires, as a condition of membership, that all its members use a halachically valid pre-nuptial agreement at all weddings that they officiate at.

We call upon all our rabbinic colleagues to follow suit and insist that all weddings that they conduct be done with a halachic pre-nuptial agreement to help end the scourge of “chained” women in our community.

Officer, International Rabbinic Fellowship 

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