Uri Regev

Cautious Optimism For Expanding Conversion Process In Israel

Leaders of liberal religious movements favor bill to include more rabbis in the process; Netanyahu is opposed.

10/29/2014
Staff Writer
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Reform and Conservative Jewish leaders here are cautiously bracing for a Knesset debate on a bill in Israel designed to increase the number of conversions to Judaism.

Reform Leaders Push New Image of Strong, Growing Israel Movement

02/18/2011
JTA

SAN FRANCISCO (JTA) -- Rabbi Reuven Bar Ephraim of Switzerland says it’s sometimes a challenge for him to defend Israel when his own Reform movement is not recognized by Israel’s Orthodox-dominated Chief Rabbinate.

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