Euro­pean and Is­raeli rab­bis agree new con­ver­sion rules

The Jewish Chronicle - - WORLD NEWS -

CER Pres­i­dent Rabbi Pin­chas Gold­schmidt wel­comed the agree­ment

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But non-Ortho­dox de­nom­i­na­tions re­main ex­cluded, leav­ing many con­verts in a state of un­cer­tainty, ac­cord­ing to Rabbi Chaim Weiner, the di­rec]X[ XO ]QN 4^[XYNKW ;K\X[]R 2N]Q 3RW

“While I am pleased to see the mu­tual recog­ni­tion of con­ver­sions be­tween the Ortho­dox rab­bis in Europe and Is­rael,” he told the JC, “this deal still leaves many con­verts to Ju­daism liv­ing

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