Winnipeg synagogue hosts gay wedding ceremony
Friday, January 13, 2012 at 12:13PM
OutFaith in Jewish (Reformed), Rabbi Larry Pinsker, Same-Sex Wedding, Winnipeg

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

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