U.S.-Israeli Agreement on Orthodox Converts Falls Apart

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c. 2007 Religion News Service NEW YORK _ A landmark agreement between U.S. and Israeli Orthodox rabbis on conversion guidelines fell apart Monday (April 30) after Israeli rabbis signaled they want more control in deciding who can become an Orthodox Jew. The Rabbinical Council of America, a U.S. Orthodox umbrella group, abruptly canceled plans to […]

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