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Freedom of marriage is a critical issue for anyone who is concerned about civil liberties. Sadly, my country, Israel, is the only democracy in the world that severely restricts its citizens' right to marry.
I do not count myself among those who see liberal Judaism as doomed. But if its branches are to thrive, their leaders will need to show more willingness to grapple with the arguments of critics.