Israel's Chief Rabbinate Rejects Conversions Authorized by Top U.S. Orthodox Rabbi

In four cases, Rabbinate failed to explain rejected conversions approved by Rabbi Gedalia Dov Schwartz, the head of the Beth Din of America and chief presiding rabbinical judge of the National Beth Din of the Rabbinical Council of America.

Israel’s Chief Rabbinate recently refused to recognize conversions that were authorized by the chief judge of the largest Orthodox...