Bill easing Israeli marriage process likely to pass despite chief rabbis' opposition
'Tzohar bill' would allow couples to register their marriage at a religious office of their choosing, rather than being restricted to their local authority.
If the Knesset passes a bill to open new regional offices for marriage registration, as expected, it will be without the support of Israel’s two chief rabbis. Two months ago, during its first meeting under newly-elected rabbis David Lau and Yitzhak Yosef, the chief rabbinical council decided to call on the Knesset to...
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