For the first time, the Jewish Agency for Israel gave full benefits to an employee’s lesbian partner. A female emissary in the United Kingdom received full benefits for her partner of three years. The partner will receive full insurance coverage, and the couple will receive a higher housing and moving allowance than a single emissary receives.
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