Category: Israel

The Number of People Deemed Not Jewish Enough to Marry in Israel has doubled over 7 years

A Jewish bride poses for photos ahead of her wedding near the Jewish settlement of Migron in the West Bank, Aug. 17, 2011. (Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The number of people rejected as being not Jewish for the purposes of marriage in Israel appears to have more than doubled in the past seven years, according to data from the country’s rabbinical courts.

In 2010, the number of Jews who…