In First, Court Forces Israel to Recognize Jewish Conversion of Woman by Private Rabbinical Court

Ruling comes after Interior Ministry refused to register woman as Jewish because she converted via a rabbinical court that operates outside the framework of the state-sanctioned system, controlled by the Chief Rabbinate

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In a first-of-its-kind decision, an Israeli court has ordered the Interior Ministry to register a woman converted by a private Orthodox rabbinical court as Jewish.