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    • Sam
    • 13.01.13 | 16:19 (IST)

    The real point is not only conversion and civil wedding. The real point, I tlink, is reality. In this reality there are men and women with a Jewish identity, which means they are Jews, sometimes without having a Jewish mother. Thats's how the most important Jewish religious trend in the worls thinks (reform judaism). That's how people thinking about that issue think in general : read the great writer A.B. Yehoshuah for instance. And people who think there is only a matter of conversion must think about this : what about the people with a Jewish identity who don't believe in God at all ? A lot of people should not convert : they are already Jews.

    from the article: Converting Israel's conversion law
    First published 10:16 13.01.13 | Last updated 10:16 13.01.13
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