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On Israel’s Marriage Policies
Tue, 07/15/2014 - 20:00

In response to the Opinion piece, “Honeymoon Israel: Birthright For Young Marrieds” (July 4), I know the federations are searching for allies to fight many of Israel’s self-destructive, anti-intermarriage and anti-civil marriage policies.

If the proposed trips were truthful with these couples, the federations could gain valuable allies in a fight to make Israel more democratic and pluralistic.

But the intermarried couples have to be told the truth.

Coordinator, 
Half-Jewish Network
 

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In other words, you want to boycott Israel (trips) because you don't like in-marriage. And then you have the temerity to suggest that anti-intermarriage is self destructive? On the contrary, it is intermarriage which is destructive, as history has shown.