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    • Mike
    • 22.05.07 | 21:42 (IDT)

    This is a serious issue and the ultra-Orthodox community is mostly to blame. It has to do with power and money rather than religious belief. This new idea of invalidating conversions is simply sickening. I love the orthodox community but the ultra-orthodox, who I love as well, are running the show of modern orthodoxy to the detriment of everyone. Contrary to what others write I think this is an excellent and well informed article. We had better better pay attention to it.

    from the article: Ruth would still be a Moabite
    First published 00:00 22.05.07 | Last updated 00:00 22.05.07
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