Deputy Religious Services minister to seek ban of independent Orthodox marriages and conversions

25.10.2013                      21.Cheschwan.5774

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Deputy Religious Services minister to seek ban of independent Orthodox marriages and conversions

Shas MK Amnon Cohen demands simplification of process for couples seeking to get married, including allowing online registration.

During a hearing of the Knesset State Control Committee on Wednesday, Deputy Religious Services Minister Eli Ben-Dahan announced his intention to introduce legislation that would make it a criminal offense to marry, divorce, or convert anyone in an Orthodox manner outside of the auspices of state bureaucracies….