Questions For Rabbis

Questions For Rabbis

Regarding your editorial, “Time To Act On Agunot” (July 3), you rightly conclude that “it is time to increase social pressure on our rabbis to find
a way to make agunot a problem solved, not one that continues to stain our

When interviewing candidates for the position of rabbi, synagogue
boards should ask potential rabbis: “When you officiate at weddings will
you insist that couples sign a halachic prenuptial agreement? What will you do to help
agunot and women being denied a halachic divorce?” If the answers are
unsatisfactory, the synagogue should move on to the next candidate.

Ann Arbor, Mich.

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