(RNS) — One spouse is not considered Jewish by Israel’s Chief Rabbinate. Another couple is gay. And the third couple wants a Reform Jewish wedding.
All three Israeli couples will be jointly wed this week at a Reform temple in Washington, D.C. in a protest against the ultra-Orthodox rabbinate that controls all Jewish weddings in Israel.
The so-called “Three Weddings and a Statement,” to be held at the Washington Hebrew Congregation on Tuesday (March 26), is