Skip to comments.Rabbi Searches in Vain for Kosher Gay Couple to Marry
Posted on 06/22/2009 2:30:13 PM PDT by Inappropriate Laughter
A rabbi at a Pompano Beach synagogue is ready to say mazel tov to the first Jewish gay marriage in Broward county, if only he could find a happy kosher couple.
Temple Sholom recently shed its ultra-conservative image and is ready to perform the first ever commitment ceremony in the county.
Rabbi David Mark has been placing ads in Jewish newspapers to find two people who want to get hitched, something not possible just a few short years ago.
"There was a need out there among the public for something like this," Mark told the Sun-Sentinel. "It hurt me so much to my very core that I could not help these people. I believe religion should bring people together."
Earlier this year, the Temple shifted away from what it felt was an increasingly right-wing ideology. The temple calls itself "progressive conservative" and is allowed to perform the alternative ceremonies while still holding on to many conservative traditions. The orthodox branch of Judaism still rejects same-sex marriage and wedding substitutes.
The ceremonies at Temple Shalom won't include every part of a Jewish wedding, but it will include an exchange of rings and vows and the breaking of glass.
"Even though Florida does not recognize gay marriage, I feel that gay people are entitled," Mark said. "People fall in love and they should be able to express that love in a public setting."
It’s a contradiction.
What is a “kosher gay couple?” or is this satire?
Maybe the good Rabbi can find a group of kosher gay polygamists while he’s out there.
Pretty important to a Jewish cannibal.
An irony of biblical proportions. In the paganized temples of the modern gentiles which have been purged of any reverence to God, the “gays” come clamoring in. Not to be outdone, this would be emissary of Moses is now scouting for fresh meat to make unkosher in a new way.
My parents had Jewish friends whose son was a rabbi. He dumped the wife and kids and announced he was gay. His parents were mortified. Trying to remember his name, he was in FL. Maybe he and his partner would like to avail themselves of this mockery.
“There’s also a circumcision joke in there somewhere.”
Don’t tip it...
OyVEH! The JUwish Modz will probably have a ball with this one!
I said “a joke”.
now that there is funny, I don’t care who you are.
“I said a joke.”
Well, in that case, I’ll retract it...
Too funny. What an idiot. He's found the cure, but he can't locate the disease.
How did that happen? Seriously, who infiltrated, schemed, lied, and then took over? Know how the enemy works so you can stop him when he tries again.
Very few gays want to get married.
This is about destroying the culture and everything decent, it’s got nothing to do with marriage.
It hurt me so much to my very core that I could not help these people. I believe religion should bring people together.”
It is all about him.
the clergyman can find a gay Jewish couple but not a kosher couple. He is likely not even Kosher.
The article states that Orthos “still” don’t recognize gay marriages.
By definition WE DON’T!!!!!!!
So much for the idea of God's people obeying the covenant revealed to Moses. So much for all the railings of the prophets about Israel being faithful to the covenant.
And yet he can not find anyone to "marry". Seems there was not a need after all.
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