Who are the rabbi's to tell who can mary and who can divorce. Orthodox rabbi's are protecting their business from competition from other jewish streams. No wonder their synagogues are empty. They should recognised other streams like conservative, reform or liberal as equal. Mariage should be of civil concern and for sure not religious. Let the rabbi's deal with spirituality.
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