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News Brief

  2/3/2013, Shevat 23, 5773

Fewer Marriages in Tel Aviv


The number of marriages registered in the city of Tel Aviv continued to drop in 2012, the city’s Rabbinate has reported. In 2012, 2,820 couples married through the Rabbinate, a 5% drop compared to 2011. Overall, there has been a 10% decrease over the past three years.

Three-quarters of those marrying in 2012 were under the age of 30. Ten percent were over the age of 40.

Tel Aviv has the highest divorce rate nationwide. A total of 711 couples divorced in the city in 2012.