20130318 Lin and Alon marry near the Knesset protesting religious coercion - niralon

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Lin and Alon marry near the Knesset protesting religious coercion

Bride Lin Dror sips wine from a glass at her wedding ceremony that will not be recognized by the State of Israel due to the orthodox Rabbinate monopoly on marriage, divorce and other aspects of Jewish life in Israel. Jerusalem, Israel. 18-March-2013.

Bride Lin Dror and groom Alon Marcus marry in a reform Jewish ceremony opposite the Knesset protesting the orthodox Rabbinate's monopoly on marriage and religious coercion.

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