Aspects of the heter agunah. Part 2

Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm devotes this shiur to the question of agunahs (agunot), in memory of Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Spektor who was know for his efforts on behalf of agunahs. There are certain leniencies when dealing with question of agunah: accepting written testimony, testimony of slave, or a witness who heard from witness. In some cases rabbis have power to uproot kiddushin retroactively. Various opinions regarding concept of hazakah in regard to married woman.
Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures
Event / Occasion: Rabbinic Alumni mid-year conference; yortsayt (yahrzeit) Shiur for Rabbi Dr. Samuel Belkin and Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Spektor