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Agunah Awareness Shabbat

Ahead of International Agunah Day on Ta'anit Esther, we dedicate this Shabbat to agunot around the world.

Download a printable version of our new Discussion Guide, created for Shabbat Parashat Tetzaveh 5783.

Partnering Communities: (as of March 3rd)

Ahavas Achim B'nai Jacob & David, West Orange, New Jersey

Anshe Chesed Linden, Linden, New Jersey

The Altneu Synagogue, New York, New York

Baron Hirsch Congregation, Memphis,Tennessee

The Bach Shul, Long Beach, New York

Bais Abraham Congregation, St Louis, Missouri

Bais Medrash of Bergenfield, Bergenfield, New Jersey

Beit HaKnesses of North Woodmere , North Woodmere, New York

Beth Aharon Sephardic Synagogue of Riverdale, Riverdale, New York

Beth Jacob Congregation, Los Angeles, California

Beth Jacob Congregation, Oakland, California

Beth Tfiloh Congregation, Baltimore Maryland

B'nai Israel: The Downtown Synagogue, Baltimore, Maryland

Boca Raton Synagogue, Boca Raton, Florida

Chabad of Plano/Collin County, Plano, Texas

Congregation Adath Israel, Elizabeth. New Jersey

Congregation Agudath Shalom, Stamford, Connecticut

Congregation Ahavas Achim, Highland Park, New Jersey

Congregation Ahavat Achim, Fair Lawn, New Jersey

Congregation Anshei Shalom, West Hempstead, New York

Congregation Beth Aaron, Teaneck, New Jersey

Congregation Beth Abraham, Bergenfield, New Jersey

Congregation Beth Abraham-Jacob, Albany, New York

Congregation Beth Hamedrosh, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

Congregation Beth Sholom of Rochester, Rochester, New York

Congregation Beth Sholom, Lawrence, New York

Congregation Bnai Yeshurun, Teaneck, New Jersey

Congregation Darchei Noam, Fair Lawn, New Jersey

Congregation Etz Chaim of Kew Gardens Hills, Flushing, New York

Congregation Israel of Springfield, Springfield, New Jersey

Congregation Keter Torah, Teaneck, New Jersey

Congregation Lev Yisrael, Plano, Texas

Congregation Netivot Shalom, Teaneck, New Jersey

Congregation Ohab Zedek, New York City, New York

Congregation Ohav Sholom, Merrick, New York

Congregation Or Torah, Skokie, Illinois

Congregation Ramath Orah, New York, New York

Congregation Rinat Yisrael, Teaneck, New Jersey

Congregation Shaare Tefillh, Teaneck, New Jersey

Congregation Sha'arei Torah, Cincinnati, Ohio

Congregation Shearith Israel (The Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue), New York, New York

Congregation Shomrei Torah, Fair Lawn, New Jersey

Congregation Kadimah-Toras Moshe, Brighton, Massachusetts

Congregation Zichron Mordechai, Teaneck, New Jersey

Eitz Chayim of Dogwood Park, West Hempstead, New York

Hebrew Institute of Riverdale - The Bayit, Riverdale, New York

Hudson Yards Synagogue, New York, New York

Jewish Center of Atlantic Beach, Atlantic Beach, New York

Kehilat Rayim Ahuvim, New York City

Kehillas Beis Yehudah of Wesley Hills, Wesley Hills, New York

Kemp Mill Synagogue, Silver Spring, Maryland

Keneseth Beth Israel, Richmond, Virginia

Kol Israel Congregation & Center, Brooklyn, New York

Lincoln Square Synagogue, New York, New York

Mount Sinai Jewish Center, New York, New York

Riverdale Jewish Center, Riverdale, New York

Sephardic Bikur Holim Congregation, Seattle, Washington

Shaare Torah Congregation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Shaarei Orah, the Sephardic Congregation of Teaneck, Teaneck, New Jersey

The Shenk Shul, New York, New York

Sixth Street Community Synagogue, New York, New York

Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob, Skokie, Illinois

Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, Springfield, New Jersey

The Riverdale Minyan, Riverdale, New York

Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, New York, New York

Young Israel of Brookline, Brookline, Massachusetts

Young Israel of Century City, Los Angeles, California

Young Israel of Elkins Park, Elkins Park,Pennsylvania

Young Israel of Forest Hills, Queens, New York

Young Israel of Fort Lee, Fort Lee, New Jersey

Young Israel of Hollywood, Hollywood, Florida

Young Israel of Jamaica Estates, Hollis, New York

Young Israel of Oak Park, Oak Park, Michigan

Young Israel of Oceanside, Oceanside, New York

Young Israel of Passaic-Clifton, Passaic, New Jersey

Young Israel of Stamford, Stamford, Connecticut

Young Israel of Teaneck, Teaneck, New Jersey

Young Israel of West Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut

Young Israel of West Hempstead, West Hempstead, New York

Young Israel of Woodmere, Woodmere, New York

There's still time to participate! If you know of shuls or individuals who would like to participate, please send them our way - we would love to include as many people as we can. Contact us at

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