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What kind of practice is in Israel regarding mariages ?

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  • 2 months ago

    Israel has the largest gay population in Tel Aviv and  is the most LGBTQ friendly city in the world. Considering Israel is very liberal and accepting of LGBTQ on a massive scale, they must have Gay Marriages legalized

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  • TNO
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    2 months ago

    Marriages in Israel are controlled by religious courts. For Jews, these are strictly ultra-Orthodox courts and the Reform rabbinate has no legal authority to marry people. For Christians and Muslims, the courts are similarly conservative. If you are an atheist, you usually have to marry within the court that represents your family's traditional affiliation. This is actually a holdover from previous rule (British or Ottoman, I don't remember) and a lot of Israelis are frustrated with it; however, the religious have enough influence to keep it in place.

    Now, that's to get married IN Israel. The religious maintain the power over marriages that are formed in Israel; however, the state will recognize any and all unions formed outside of it. That includes those that do not conform to any religious standards, like interfaith couples or homosexual ones. For many Israelis who either don't want their wedding to conform to religious standards, or can't marry through religious courts for whatever reason, they have to go abroad to tie the knot. Cyprus is a popular destination for this. It's by far NOT ideal, but at least it's something.

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  • 2 months ago

    Laremi,

    In Apartheid Israel, if you want to be married, the government will only marry you under certain segregational laws to differentiate between  Goyims and Pagans.

    But if you were married outside the temporary state of Israel, they recognize it, but you are tagged as a Pagan.

    Israel is the last Apartheid in 2020.

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    • TNO
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      2 months agoReport

      Besides, Christian and Muslim courts won't marry interfaith couples between each other too, not without one converting to the other. And don't forget about Druze practices. The Jews aren't responsible for any of that, and a lot of support to keep marriages strictly religious comes from this sector.

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