This legislation is the next important step in the fight against women trafficking, said attorney Ori Keidar, one of the founders of the task force against the problem."The legislation against the prostitutes' customers will bring a reduction in the demand for prostitution and it will be a less lucrative business for crime organizations," Keidar said.A union under the Civil Union Act may, at the choice of the spouses, be called either a marriage or a civil partnership; whichever name is chosen, the legal effect is identical to that of a traditional marriage under the Marriage Act.Both religious and civil officials may refuse to perform same-sex marriages.Many Barnard faculty members dropped out of the planning committee.
Security forces have also helped by stepping up patrols on the Israeli-Egyptian border as a result of al Qaeda presence in the Sinai.Since then, same-sex marriages have been performed legally in Belgium (2003), Spain (2005), Canada (2005), South Africa (2006), Norway (2009), Sweden (2009), Portugal (2010), Iceland (2010), Argentina (2010), Denmark and in ten states: Quintana Roo (2012), Coahuila (2014), Chihuahua (2015), Nayarit (2015), Jalisco (2016), Campeche (2016), Colima (2016), Michoacán (2016), Morelos (2016) and Chiapas (2017), as well as in some municipalities of Guerrero (2015), but same-sex marriages are legally recognized throughout the country.In December 2005, in the case of Minister of Home Affairs v Fourie, the Constitutional Court of South Africa ruled unanimously that bans on same-sex marriage were unconstitutional.The couple celebrate the news, and Jacob says: "Finally, a state of our own, the Land of Israel." However, they are interrupted by a Palestinian couple knocking on the door, who peer inside the house before the video ends. " One commentor said: "Our foreign minister pushing the narrative of ignorance..."What an awful, warped piece of propaganda," one person commented underneath the video. The truth is the Jews were a minority for most of the last thousand years in Israel, arabs lived here for a pretty long time, and geopolitics is not as simple as [defence minister Avigdor] Liberman would like it to be." Another wrote: "Except that, you know, after the couple got their home back they started taking other flats in the building and claiming it was always theirs." The Independent has contacted the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs for comment.