Spurning rabbinate, 20,000 Israelis marry abroad annually

03.08.2012                      15.Aw. 5772                      Tu BeAw

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Spurning rabbinate, 20,000 Israelis marry abroad annually

Figures released by the Central Bureau of Statistics yesterday show that 47,855 Israeli couples marry via Orthodox rabbinical courts.

Close to 20,000 Israelis tie the knot overseas every year, mainly to avoid the tortuous process of a religious marriage at home….