Chief Rabbis Vow to 'Bury' New Plans to Reform Conversion System in Israel

Submitting proposals to PM Netanyahu, Moshe Nissim warns that more lenient rules are needed in order to avert a ‘spiritual holocaust’; Ultra-Orthodox lawmakers reject recommendations, while Reform movement is more positive but still has reservations

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A former senior Likud minister presented his committee’s proposals for a shake-up of the conversion system in Israel on Sunday, warning they were needed in order to avoid a “spiritual holocaust.”