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Agunah International Inc.
Ø To free women trapped in dead marriages by recalcitrant husbands who refuse to grant a Get.
Ø To promote a systemic halachic solution to free agunot. Rabbinical courts must be encouraged to assert their halachic authority to dissolve dead marriages by applying the halachic concepts of kiddushei ta’u, hafka’at kiddushin, and umdenah
Ø To alert the Jewish community as to the severity and magnitude of the agunah problem.
Ø To educate the Jewish community about Halachic precedents and remedies for freeing agunot.
Ø To counsel women whose husbands use the Get as a weapon to extort financial gain or custodial rights, or to exact revenge during the divorce process.
Ø To provide financial aid for agunot in need.
What we can do for you:
Ø We can counsel you how to navigate the beit din system in pursuit of the Get.
Ø We can alert you to the risks inherent in seeking a Get in the beit din system.
Ø You are not alone. We can put you in touch with former agunot.
Who We Are :
Ø We are an all-volunteer organization.
Ø Our services are free of charge.
Ø Contact us at 212-249-4523 or Send us email.
Ø Agunah International Inc. is a tax exempt, non-profit 501-(c) (3) organization. Your tax-deductible contributions are needed. They enable us to pursue our goals of helping women rebuild their lives and promoting support for Halachic solutions to the agunah problem
About our Beit Din:
The Rabbi Emanuel Rackman/Agunah International Beit Din L’Inyenei Agunot adjudicated cases from 1997 to 2006. When other rabbinical courts failed to assert their halachic authority to free these women (agunot), our Beit Din invoked the halachic concepts of kiddushei ta’ut, hafka’at kiddushin, and umdenah to dissolve the marriage.