“Marriage is a gift from God to us. The quality of our marriage is our gift to Him/Her.” Many times I have intoned these lines as I stood with the bride and groom sending them out on their voyage.
'The mothers said that, G-d willing, the entire staff of the terminal is invited to the wedding.'
Bigamy involves someone marrying a person while he or she is still legally married to another.
Politicians who care about intermarriage should focus on a lot more than the choices of two individuals
"The Israeli public wants an open and welcoming Judaism without coercion and most importantly one which respects every person’s path and customs," said Masorti leader Dr. Yizhar Hess.
The bill would allow civil marriages to place in Eilat, but is facing opposition from all sides.
"Luna, will you marry me?"
Several organizations have expressed concern with the number of Jewish citizens marrying outside the rabbinate.
The organization’s marriage service took root after many couples were upset by the overly-bureaucratic and unwelcoming approach of local rabbinates to couples seeking to get married.
Close to 2,000 people participated in the event's approximately 30 workshops, lectures, panel discussions and lessons, which is a project of Panim, a network of 60 pluralistic Judaism organizations.