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    • Sam
    • 03.12.13 | 14:30 (IST)

    It makes no difference to me what an ignorant little boy believes about marriage. It does bother me, however, that he might leave the false impression among viewers of his video that Jewish women in the Torah could be married against their will. This is absolutely untrue. Beginning with the marriage of Rebecca, the Torah clearly requires the woman's full consent. No one in the Torah or in halacha can ever be married without consent.

    from the article: Bar mitzvah boy's call for gay marriage takes YouTube by storm
    First published 22:22 02.12.13 | Last updated 22:22 02.12.13
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