Meir Kin Dispute Resolution In Sight?

This email made the rounds today (background on this story):

From: Jeremy <>
Date: Wed, May 20, 2009 at 6:11 PM
Subject: May 31st Kin Rally Postponed

Dear Friends,

As per the advice of community rabbis, in light of recent positive developments, we are officially postponing the rally against Meir Kin which was scheduled for May 31st. We pray that rescheduling the rally will not be necessary, but please stay in touch for updates. In the mean time, check out for more information, including the facts regarding the invalid “get” that Meir supposedly issued.

Thank you for your continued support, and please feel free to contact us if you have any questions:

~The ORA Team

Jeremy Stern

The Organization for the Resolution of Agunot (ORA)

CHAIM EMAILS ME: "Ive been monitoring ORA’s actvities & I notice that you fail to mention last names — but you DO list last names on the seiruv list. This seems to be part of a larger propaganda machine, & makes me wonder about the veracity of so-called successes."

Michael Kaplan of ORA responds: “Once the case is resolved, there is no reason for us to further publicize the names of the parties involved. If not for the fact that a seiruv is a public document and necessitates public knowledge for it to be enforced, we wouldn

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