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Closed Society: June 28, 2011

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The Ministry of the Interior refuses to grant Israeli citizenship and immigration certificate to a homosexual married to a Jew. The couple immigrated to Israel two weeks ago, and while the Jewish spouse received an ID card and immigrant certificate, his non-Jewish spouse received a temporary resident status. This is contrary to the provisions of the Law of Return, which stipulate that the rights are granted to both the Jew and his partner.


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June 28th, 2011 at 9:58 pm

Closed Society: 13 April, 2011

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For reasons related to Kosher, event businesses refuse to marry same-sex couples. Owners of those businesses say, that they fear of losing their Kosher certificate. An official in the Kosher supervision authority said: “It is entirely possible, that there are threats, or pressure on this matter.”


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April 13th, 2011 at 5:31 pm