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  2/26/2014, Adar 26, 5774

Wedding Held in Hospital to Accommodate Injured Mother

A couple chose to hold their wedding in the orthopedic ward of Barzilai Medical Center so that the bride's mother could participate. The couple, residents of Tel Aviv, obtained permission from the Tel Aviv Religious Council to change their documents at the last minute. A fully halachic wedding was officiated at the mother's bedside Friday morning with family and guests. The head of the Tel Aviv Religious Council said that special care was taken due to the rare circumstances to enable the family to be together.