by Karen Bekker

Rally: National Day for Agunah Rights

“It has become acceptable for the get [Jewish divorce] to be used as a tool for extortion and blackmail,” said Toby Yeger, of Brooklyn, New York, speaking to an audience of about 50 women and men at a rally for agunah rights in Manhattan last March. Married to an assistant D.A. in Brooklyn, Yeger has been trying to get a divorce for the past two years.

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