What to do when helping make a minyan for mourners in a shiva house when at prayer time they insist on davening conservative style, men and women sitting together?
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My understanding has been that a Mechitza is only required for a minyan Kavuah (a minyan that meets regularly at established times and place)
There are places that count women to make the minyan; that's a different issue.
Aaron's notion of "minyan kavua" sounds familiar; Rabbi Y. H. Henkin has an essay on the topic, if I recall: http://www.amazon.com/Responsa-Contemporary-Jewish-Womens-Issues/dp/0881257826/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260672749&sr=8-3
So Rav Moshe certainly allows, if the family insists, to have the men and women in the same room, no mechitza, for davening in a shiva house. He still prefers that they sit separately; I can't tell from the writing whether that would be a deal-breaker.