And that indeed is is he slippery slope. By not offering its citizens the options of civil marriage or for that matter, even the option of a religious ceremony performed by a Reform Rabbi that is recognized as a legal marriage by the State, the Rabbinate is pushing the country down a slippery slope towards a theocracy. Surely, this is not what anyone had in mind in August of 1897, nor in May of 1948!
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from the article: A sordid defamation of Judaism