Establishment Jewish bodies London Beth Din and the Rabbinical Council of the United Synagogue have told the Home Office, in the consultation on equal civil marriage, that same-sex marriage is against Jewish Law. The Chief Rabbi goes further and opposes it for everyone. (1 and 2). In an unsettling echo of UKIP’s position (4) Beth Din fears ECHR will rule. A group of prominent Jews, not the usual suspects, write a letter of protest about the Chief Rabbi’s intervention.