Blonde Reality Star Takes on Orthodox Rabbinate

Israeli reality star told she could not convert to Judaism if she continued to pursue an acting career, further raising the ire of Israelis against the Chief Rabbinate.

The struggle against the ultra-Orthodox grip on Israel's Chief Rabbinate in issues of personal status in Israel has a new, and very attractive, poster girl. Alin Levy, an Israeli reality TV star, says she has been told she cannot complete the process of converting to Judaism because she is an actress.