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Israel Conversion Law

In Reversal, Chief Rabbinate Of Israel To Accept All Domestic Orthodox Conversions

Posted 07.05.2011 | Religion

In an apparent reversal of past policies, the Chief Rabbinate of Israel plans to recognize all Orthodox Jewish conversions performed in the country, t...

Israel Conversion Bill: An Open Letter to Benjamin Netanyahu

Rabbi Julie Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Julie Schonfeld

Israel's Conversion Bill would legislatively consolidate all of the power for conversion in Israel in the ultra-Orthodox Chief Rabbinate. Therefore, I have written an open letter to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Is Israel Alienating Jews of the World?

Carlo Strenger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carlo Strenger

While Israel is becoming more and more of a Jewish state in the sense of religious orthodoxy, it is less and less the state of the Jewish people.