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    • natan
    • 18.02.13 | 23:13 (IST)

    You seem to lack some fundamental knowledge of Jewish law. A beit din is in fact required to preside over a conversion in order for it to work. as for the bureaucratic rabbanut, while their policy is not exactly a halachik one, the power you cite was granted to them by the government. take it up with them

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