What is the role of a rabbi in a conversion? If a baby any is circumcised, and there is intent on the adoptive parent's part for their child to be Jewish, what does a rabbi actually DO to "make" the child Jewish? As for a girl, perhaps it's even more simple? Rabbis take power they simply don't have, and we give them that power by assuming we need them in the first place!
Fabius, visiting Tehran, invites Rohani to France (Reuters)
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