Despite Pressure, Israel's Top Rabbinical Court Won't Recognize Conversion by U.S. Rabbi

A woman converted by American Orthodox Rabbi Haskel Lookstein - who also converted Ivanka Trump - will have to undergo a quick second conversion to erase any doubts about the validity of the original.

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Despite pressure from both rabbis and politicians, the Supreme Rabbinical Court upheld a lower court’s decision on Thursday not to recognize a conversion performed by an influential American Orthodox rabbi,...