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Debating civil marriage

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October 9, 2011 04:22

Individual liberty must be carefully weighed against the importance of maintaining the Jewishness of the State of Israel.

A wedding (Illustrative photo)

A MASORTI wedding 311. (photo credit:Illustrative photo: Courtesy)

A group of organizations petitioned the High Court last week demanding that it order the state to pass legislation that permits civil marriages.

They rightly argued that the status quo is discriminatory.

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