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Israel Conversion

Netanyahu Takes Dim View Of Conversions Bill

Religion News Service | Michele Chabin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Michele Chabin Religion News Service JERUSALEM (RNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his cabinet Sunday (July 18) that he opposes a...

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.

U.S. Jews Fight Israeli Laws On Conversion

Religion News Service | By MICHELE CHABIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Michele Chabin Religion News Service JERUSALEM (RNS) Following recent face-to-face meetings with Israeli officials in New York, leaders of North A...