It is a good proposal because if the convert lives in a community - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jack
    • 11.07.10 | 22:00 (IDT)

    The rabbi of the community will know him and be able to determine if he is commited. Otherwise How is some Rabbi in Jerusalem going to determine if this fellow from some other community is commited he doesnt really know him and it will be more difficult to convert him and assess him. This is the way things used to be done I believe

    from the article: Reform and Conservative Jews fuming ahead of Knesset vote on conversions
    First published 21:23 11.07.10 | Last updated 21:23 11.07.10
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