Jewish Conversion Dispute Pits Israeli Chief Rabbi Against modern-Orthodox Peers

Sephardi Rabbi Yosef says he won’t clear conversions performed under newly approved procedures, which broaden conversion powers of municipal rabbis.

comments Print
A major dispute over conversion practices has developed between Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef and a number of senior pro-Zionist rabbinical figures, including Jerusalem’s Ashkenazi chief rabbi, Aryeh...