Conflict & Justice

Conservative LA Synagogue to Perform Gay Marriages Angering Some Congregation Members


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A senior rabbi in Los Angeles has announced that same-sex weddings will be performed at his synagogue.

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Sinai Temple is the oldest and largest Conservative Jewish congregation in LA.

And Rabbi David Wolpe's announcement has angered some members of the congregation.

The most vocal protests are coming from the temple's sizeable group of Iranian-American Jews.

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Rabbi Wolpe about his decision to perform gay marriages.