With this ring, without the rabbinate

By SHOSHANNA KEATS-JASKOLL
March 9, 2017 18:15

THE FAST of Esther has been designated as International Aguna Day.




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At Noam and Noa’s wedding. (photo credit:YARIN TARANOS)

Noam and Noa wanted to marry according to Jewish law and tradition, but wanted nothing to do with the Chief Rabbinate.

Both felt that, with its stranglehold on marriage and more importantly, divorce, where the rabbinate must approve a couple’s desire to divorce before it can be implemented, the institution does more harm than good.

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