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    • j10
    • 24.05.06 | 17:25 (IDT)

    I wonder what Amar will do if a woman received a get in the US remarried and had kids and then came on aliya. Would her new kids be mamzerim. The rabbinical establishment in Israel is so our of touch with the Jewish people (even the modern orthodox amongst us) that it is tragic. I just pray that we resolve the border issues soon enough so that the electoral strenth of the haredim and right wing of the religious zionist is not such that the necessary confrontation over the issues of personal liberty and religious freedom will be unresolvable. Once there is religious competition even the orthodox establishment will learn to be user friendly or be out of alot of good paying jobs.

    from the article: Rabbinate no longer recognizes overseas conversions
    First published 00:00 23.05.06 | Last updated 00:00 23.05.06
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