At last, a new deal on mechanism for converts to marry

06.05.2011                      02.Ijar, 5771                      Tag 17 des Omer

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At last, a new deal on mechanism for converts to marry

After a year in court, the agreement ensures converts can register for marriage just like other Israeli Jews.

After over a year of an impassioned court debate, the state and ITIM – The Jewish Life Information Center have agreed on a mechanism set to ensure converts are registered for marriage by city rabbis in a way that is nearly identical to the procedure other Israeli Jews go through.
Last September, the state suggested that four regional rabbis would bear the the capacity to function as marriage registrars for converts from anywhere in the country….