Or is it because of Jewish control of Turkey’s military establishment which essentially runs the country?
Of pressure from NATO and the EU we cannot be certain of, although it is most likely, both being intimately tied to Zionist interests.
I have found that many young couples who may not be that connected to their faith traditions think that the religious issue will not be a problem.
Unfortunately, they don't appreciate how these matters may crop up later to present very difficult challenges.
Amen, I say to you, there will not be left here a stone upon another stone that will not be thrown down.” As students of history will remember, this was fulfilled with the destruction of the temple in 70 AD, during the First Jewish-Roman War.
announced Israel’s foreign ministry on June 4, 2010.
“That the request for an apology by Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan came from Turkey’s Ambassador to Washington rather than through Erdogan himself was a big surprise to us,” the Israeli officials remarked.
In fact, the very first wedding I ever performed, over 30 years ago, was a Catholic-Jewish celebration.
Not too long ago, it was very uncommon for people to marry outside of their religion. In fact, there was a time when even a marriage between an Irish Catholic and an Italian Catholic was frowned upon. Today it is very common to find our children wanting to marry someone of a different faith.