For most Israelis in the Jewish state, there is one legal way to get married – God’s way. At least two parties in the coalition government are promoting a bill to allow civil marriage in Israel, including for same-sex couples. One of them is Yesh Atid, which tapped into anti-religious sentiment in last January’s national election and finished in second place.
The Zionist General Council, held in early November in Jerusalem, concluded with favorable resolutions for the Arzenu-World Union coalition. With the WUPJ delegation working in close partnership with Arzenu activists from around the world, five resolutions were passed.