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  11/10/2011, Cheshvan 13, 5772

Ministry Sends Tzohar 300 Wedding Certificates


The Religious Services Ministry sent 300 wedding certificates to the Tzohar rabbinical organization on Thursday, enabling Tzohar to resume its initiative to give couples throughout the country a Jewish wedding.as early as Thursday afternoon. The ministry had suspended the supply, saying that the issuing of certificates was the puriew of local rabbinates.

Tzohar had reported, Wednesday evening, that it had reached agreement with Minister Ya'akov Margi for ministry support of a bill to develop regional wedding registation, which will give a legal backup to the Tzohar initiative. Until the legal process is finished, the ministry will supply Tzohar with certificates.