non-Orthodox conversion in Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Joseph Beneliezer
    • 22.12.13 | 10:34 (IST)

    There is a real reality going on here in Israel that parallels the progressive Jewish movements and ensuing establishment in Jewish society, and that is the relentless and ever growing Yeshu Jewish movements or Messianic Judaism by another name. They have an appeal as authentic and progressive among the secular Israelis, a viable alternative for Russian immigrants, and are growing in numbers under the radar of the establishment. The emotional inability of the majority of Jews, whether Religious or not to come to terms with the Alternatives at hand sealing the diversity, the plurality of viable communities that have their distinct Jewish identity, ritual and spirituality. In the next two or three generations it will be very evident... Yossi

    from the article: Why bother with non-Orthodox conversion in Israel?
    First published 14:10 11.12.13 | Last updated 14:10 11.12.13
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