#76 Jeremy's answer - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Nefoloet
    • 23.05.06 | 22:55 (IDT)

    Meir, Welcome. Even though I am not sure about the reform way, you are welcome to the club. However, doing it the reform way might cause problems in the future. Did you try to talk to an orthodox rabbi? Here it is: The reform will recognize the orthodox, but the reverse isn't true. In fact the orthodox conversion will be recognized by all (except the rabbinate in Israel, but I don't believe that this is the last word from them). Jeremy, if Meir marries a Jew, his children will be Jewish and even the rabbinate in Israel will have to accept them as such. Meir, the only problem you'll encounter will be after you have passed. They will not let you be buried in a Jewish cemetery(in Israel), but I would't care: "Après moi, le deluge!"

    from the article: Rabbinate no longer recognizes overseas conversions
    First published 00:00 23.05.06 | Last updated 00:00 23.05.06
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