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  אב 16, 5774 , 12/08/14

Right of Return Extended to Gay Couples

srael's Right of Return also gives citizenship to spouses of the same sex when Jews choose to immigrate to Israel together, Interior Minister Gidon Sa'ar (Likud) ruled Tuesday.

According to Sa'ar's ruling, gay and lesbian Jews married abroad wishing to immigrate to Israel could do so - even if one of the partners is not Jewish - and both would receive Israeli citizenship.

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