Publication Date: January 1996
Publisher: Central Conference of American Rabbis
Research Area: Culture and religion; Social conditions
Keywords: Halakhah (Jewish Law); Religious Denominations; Marriage; Sexual Orientation
Coverage: United States
The Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR), the rabbinic arm of the Reform movement, weighs in on the following questions: May a Reform rabbi officiate at a wedding or "commitment" ceremony between two homosexuals? Does such a union qualify as kiddushin from a Reform perspective?