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Civil Marriage – are we getting closer?

Civil Marriage – are we getting closer?

In Israel, there has been increased attention on marriage rights in general and civil marriage in particular. A significant part of Hiddush’s work is focused on these very issues. This month alone, two Knesset committees have held hearings on the matter.


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Civil Marriage In Israel

Civil Marriage In Israel

More than 5% of Israelis cannot get married in the State. Among them non-Halachic Jews, illegitimate children, abandoned wives, etc. Civil marriage is an option Israel continues to ignore

Religious coercion in Israel escalating

Religious coercion in Israel escalating

U.S. State Department report on religious freedom worldwide finds increase in religious coercion, discrimination, and violence in Israel. Reports: Validity of 40,000 conversions in doubt, 360,000 new immigrants cannot get married

Rabbi wants marriage age lowered to 15

Rabbi wants marriage age lowered to 15

Rabbi Idan: "Girls who do not want to study or work are a burden to the household,"

The Conversion Law Fraud

The Conversion Law Fraud

The conversion law proposal that was supposed to help immigrants from the former Soviet Union has undergone changes which only strengthen the monopoly of the Chief Rabbinate. How the mighty have fallen.

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