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        12/25/2013, Tevet 22, 5774

      Knesset Approves Tax Breaks for Same-Gender Couples


      44 MKs supported the MK Adi Kol proposal for tax breaks for same-gender couples, and 20 opposed. Yesh Atid and the Jewish Home came to a compromise by which the legislation will be archived without giving official state recognition for marital status of same-gender couples, while the tax breaks will be given nonetheless.