Tears of the oppressed : an examination of the agunah problem : background and halakhic sources / by Aviad Hacohen ; foreword by Menachem Elon ; edited by Blu Greenberg ; afterword by Emanuel Rackman.
- Jersey City, NJ : Ktav Pub., 2004.
xvi, 107, 157 p. ; 29 cm.
Divorce (Jewish law)
Marriage -- Annulment (Jewish law)
- Appendix in Hebrew.
A word of caution
Attitudes of compassion and leniency
Relaxation of the laws of evidence concerning agunot: example of a methodology favoring leniency
The uniqueness of the problem in our day
The basic sources for kiddushei ta'ut
The rishonim and the codes: stringent and lenient approaches
The responsa literature
General principles to be derived from the precedents.
- "Appendix (responsa of chapter 8)": p. 1-157 (2nd group).
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
- Greenberg, Blu, 1936-
Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
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