Orthodox MK Amsellem Steps Up in Support of Gay Marriage and Then Backtracks

Amsellem has been largely avoiding the gay question; latest polls indicate his party, Am Shalem, won't receive enough votes for a seat in the Knesset.

MK Chaim Amsellem, an Orthodox rabbi who is breaking away from the Sephardi ultra-Orthodox Shas party to run as leader of the new party Am Shalem, is...