Can Dundar, editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet, and Erdem Gul, the newspaper's Ankara bureau chief, have been sentenced to at least five years jailtime.00:57 07.05.16 | 0 comments
The question is whether the state-recognized rabbinate is treating same- and different-sex couples equally. Do they facilitate the conversion of adopted children of straight secular couples but not gay secular couples? As I understand it, in terms of getting a teudat zehut with a Jewish birthdate, non-Orthodox conversion is only recognized for non-Israelis who convert abroad. Once the child is Israeli it's too late. Is there a progressive movement in India willing to help these couples out? I doubt it. If not, the infant would have to be flow to the West for conversion, adding to the already daunting expense. And, no, in Israel you do not need a relationship with a rabbi or a congregation to celebrate a life cycle event. Secular straight couples get married through the rabbinate all the time.