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    • American Jew
    • 15.07.10 | 07:25 (IDT)

    "They are also concerned by the bill's statement that conversion will be recognized only if the convert "accepted the Torah and the commandments in accordance with halakha." What is a Jew supposed to accept? Going to shul twice a year and eating lox and bagels? if we did it reform's way, every arab could take an 8 hour course on Judaism given by someone who teaches that Judaism is made up, and 1,000,000 Arabs will laugh at us and become Israeli citizens overnight.. Well, that wouldn't really happen because reform would then raise their standards and might actually require their converts to observe a mitzvah or two...

    from the article: The conversion bill demystified
    First published 00:55 13.07.10 | Last updated 00:55 13.07.10
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