Real Rabbis Perform Real Conversions - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jake in Jeruslaem
    • 20.07.10 | 17:59 (IDT)

    "[...] many converts who invested many years and large sums of money in converting [...have...] discovered that their conversion is not recognized [...]" Plainly, then, the problem lies with the lack of professionalism among the Reform and Conservative "rabbis". If someone spends a fortune getting a degree from the "Sesame Street School of Medicine" and is then refused a license to practice medicine, it isn't the fault of the licensing authority. Going to a REAL medical school would have been smarter, just like going to a REAL Rabbi would. MK Rotem has declared this week that "certain forces" are inventing an artificial crisis that doesn't actually exist. He was hinting at the R and C "rabbis" who are going to lose some easy and big income if their customers realize that their conversions aren't worth the money they wasted on it. Oh, if Julie Schonfeld is a "rabbi", then I'm a plastic surgeon. And a Muslim sheik. Want a quickie nose job or religious conversion? I only charge an arm and a leg...

    from the article: U.S. Jewish leaders: Jewish pluralism is in crisis
    First published 15:18 20.07.10 | Last updated 15:18 20.07.10
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