Jewish women whose husbands refused them a divorce gathered to tell their stories in Jerusalem. The testimonies, given at a Tuesday gathering, were originally scheduled to coincide with a major rabbinical conference on the subject of agunot in Jerusalem. But when the conference was canceled, due to pressure from within the fervently Orthodox world, the organizers of the shadow conference went ahead with their gathering anyway.
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