Civil Marriage for Gay and Lesbian Jewish Couples

Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), Union of American Hebrew Congregations (UAHC), November 2, 1997

A resolution by the Union of American Hebrew Congregations (UAHC) to support secular efforts to promote legislation which would provide through civil marriage equal opportunity for gay men and lesbians; to encourage its constituent congregations to honor monogamous domestic relationships formed by gay men or lesbians; and to support the efforts of the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) in its ongoing work as it studies the appropriateness of religious ceremonies for use in a celebration of commitment recognizing a monogamous domestic relationship between two Jewish gay men or two Jewish lesbians.

Topic: Reform Judaism, Ritual, Homosexuality, Advocacy, Relationships, LGBT Issues, Marriage, GLBT Issues, Public Policy

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Genre: Resolution

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Civil Marriage for Gay and Lesbian Jewish Couples. Union for Reform Judaism (URJ),Union of American Hebrew Congregations (UAHC). 2 November 1997: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7794


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