Draconian law || Measure aimed at curbing rabbinical 'cheats' casts its net too wide
Amendment to new 'Tzohar law' is aimed at preventing observant couples from subverting the Rabbinate by marrying in unregistered ceremonies.
We can assume that it all started with a political maneuver by Rabbi Eli Ben Dahan (Habayit Hayehudi). On the eve of the debate on the so-called Tzohar Law for nationwide marriage registration, the deputy minister of religious services received an order from his patrons, the rabbis of the party's conservative, right-wing Tekumah faction, to...
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