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    Jan132012

    Winnipeg synagogue hosts gay wedding ceremony

    By JTA - January 13, 2012

    WINNIPEG -- A Winnipeg synagogue hosted a same-sex wedding ceremony.

    On Jan. 21, Arthur Blankstein and Kenneth Ure renewed their marriage vows at the Shaarey Zedek Synagogue; they were wed in a civil service in Vancouver in 2004. Canada legalized same-sex marriage a year later.

    The service was held under a chuppah and conducted by Rabbi Larry Pinsker. [Read Full Story]

    Photo by Winnipeg Jewish Review