What about the converts? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Vin C
    • 29.05.13 | 17:15 (IDT)

    What makes the whole concept of having a safe haven for jews is the process by which anyone can become a jew. Recently, Israel accepted the demand of a village of equatorian jews who had converted to judaism few years ago. The definition of who is a jew is rather wide. Judaism is a religion and therefore cannot serve as a basis to allow people to come and settle on the west bank.

    from the article: Modern Jewish identity is not racist or nationalist: A letter to Shlomo Sand
    First published 12:43 29.05.13 | Last updated 12:43 29.05.13
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