Welcome to the new Independent website. We hope you enjoy it and we value your feedback. Please contact us here.
Rabbi, writer and broadcaster, Jonathan Romain is minister of Maidenhead Synagogue in Berkshire and is often heard on the BBC. His many books include ‘The Jews of England’ and ‘Faith and Practice:A Guide to Reform Judaism Today’. He received the MBE for his pioneering work nationally in helping mixed-faith couples, a theme covered in his book ‘Till Faith Us Do Part’ (HarperCollins).
Anyone who takes sacred religious texts literally needs to move on with the times. Marriage should be open to all.