Why is adherence to halaha such a big ideal. That stuff was written centuries ago by MEN of dubious authority and intellect and fails to take into account modern realities. I'd imagine it's time for a review and a re-write where applicable, just like with every body of laws which tend to be amorphous and flexible. At the very least the role of women, fully 50% of the population, needs to be more fully defined and equalized.
Yemen's Houthi rebels commit to peace plan in letter to UN chief, BBC reports (Haaretz)
from the article: The conversion bill demystified