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    • Batya
    • 18.10.07 | 18:40 (IST)

    Through my work, I have met many converts. Some are really gerei tzedek, but unfortunately, many are phoney converts. They received Orthodox conversion, but shortly after converting, they observe absolutely nothing. No Shabat, no Kashrut, no family purity, no dressing modestly, no going to synagogue: in short, their lives as "Jews" are no different than before their conversion. I feel that these conversions are lies. If a person doesn't want to practice Judaism, then we shouldn't convert him at all. We also shouldn't let them make aliyah, or else, we will end up with a non-Jewish country.

    from the article: Zionist rabbis agree to serve on independent conversion courts
    First published 00:00 18.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 18.10.07
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