A convert -- also a Reform rabbi -- is saddened, but not surprised that Israel is questioning Orthodox conversions.
Rabbi Heidi Hoover
Special To The Jewish Week
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I read with concern and sadness about some American Jews who want to make aliyah, and whose Orthodox conversions, performed years ago in the U.S., are now being questioned by Israel’s Chief Rabbinate and its Ministry of Interior (“New Convert Snub By Israel Fuels Fresh Anger Here,” Feb. 8).