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 and groom Alon Marcus dance opposite the Knesset following their reform wedding ceremony which will not be recognized by the State of Israel due to the orthodox Rabbinate monopoly on Jewish marriage and divorce. 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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