The real obstacle to marriage equality in Israel
Seeing my first Israeli wedding confirmed how much the struggle for religious equality here is rooted in politics.
My best friend from childhood made aliyah after high scool and at long last, met a wonderful Israeli woman to marry. Never mind the fact that I am a pulpit rabbi and he called me to tell me that the wedding date was being set for the week leading up to Rosh Hashanah. Months ago, even with all of the anxiety surrounding the holidays, I...
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