Bill to ensure all rabbis can perform weddings

15.11.2011                      18.Cheschwan. 5772

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Bill to ensure all rabbis can perform weddings

Move comes following furor last week when religious-Zionist Tzohar rabbinical organization shut down free wedding service.

MK Tzipi Hotovely announced Monday she would be introducing a bill, along side MK Uri Orbach, to legally ensure that any rabbi with ordination from the Chief Rabbinate is able to carry out wedding ceremonies.
The move comes following furor that erupted last week when the religious-Zionist Tzohar rabbinical organization shut down its free wedding service because of bureaucratic obstacles erected by the Religious Services Ministry. A deal was eventually reached and Tzohar restarted its program….