The flip side of the coin is that Israel officially and unofficially delegitimizes all forms of Judaism that are not orthodox. In other words, the Jewish state is happy to take the hard earned money of Reform, Conservative and other non-orthodox Jews, but won't recognize them as legitimate forms of Judaism. Yes, it is possible to fool all of the people some of the time! Kol Hakavod to Israeli ingenuity.
Syrian group says Nusra abducts its leader, in blow to U.S. plan (Reuters)