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Som det første homofile par har Avi og Binyamin Rose fått sitt ekteskap (inngått i Canada) registrert i Israel. Israelsk høyesterett avgjorde i november 2006 at homofile og lesbiske ekteskap eller partnerskap inngått i utlandet kan registreres i Israel, og parene får samme rettigheter – bortsett fra retten til å adoptere barn – som heterofile ektepar.

«Once we had all the right documentation, the process was pretty positive,» said Binyamin, who made aliya from Britain in 2006. The clerks at the office «were a little confused by our application but they made the necessary changes to the forms and they came through beautifully for us.»

«It was wonderful to get married at the city hall in Toronto, but it was far more important for the State of Israel to recognize us as a couple,» said Avi, adding that his father, a rabbi in the US, facilitated a religious Jewish ceremony for the couple prior to the civil one.