Today in legal history...

Monday, November 01, 2010

Israel high court petitioned to recognize foreign same-sex marriage

On November 1, 2005, a same-sex couple petitioned the Israeli High Court of Justice to force the country's Population Registry to recognize their same-sex marriage. The marriage was performed legally in Toronto, Canada in July 2005. The petitioners accused the Registry of "unlawful discrimination" for refusing to register them as married. The court later ruled in their favor.

Israeli coat of arms

Learn more about same-sex marriage from the JURIST news archive.

Link post | IM post | go to JURIST | © JURIST, 2010


 Treaty of Paris ends Crimean War
March 30, 2015

 Treaty with Russia ceded Alaska to the United States
March 30, 2015

 click for more...


Add This Day at Law to your RSS reader or personalized portal:
  • Add to Google
  • Add to My Yahoo!
  • Subscribe with Bloglines
  • Add to My AOL


Subscribe to This Day at Law alerts via R|mail. Enter your e-mail address below. After subscribing and being returned to this page, please check your e-mail for a confirmation message.
MyBlogAlerts also e-mails alerts of new This Day at Law entries. It's free and fast, but ad-based.


This Day at Law welcomes reader comments, tips, URLs, updates and corrections. E-mail us at