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Saturday, February 15 • 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Freedom of Marriage in Israel: Blessing or Curse? The Right to Marry in Israel and Its Consquences

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This session will examine:
-The right to marry in Israel and around the world (using Hiddush's unique online map)
-The divergent religious Jewish treatment of the status and legitimacy of civil marriages (including growing Orthodox support for civil and non-Orthodox marriage in Israel)
-The current proposals for freedom of marriage in Israel; civil marriage vs. civil unions
-The right to marry in Israel and its impact on Israelis, Jewish peoplehood, and world Jewry


Uri Regev

Uri Regev is one of Israel's most prominent rabbinic advocates for religious pluralism.  He serves as president of Hiddush: Freedom of Religion for Israel, a non-partisan, trans-denominational Israel-Diaspora partnership for religious freedom and equality.  He has led many of the... Read More →

Saturday February 15, 2014 5:15pm - 6:15pm EST
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