In Ongoing Battle Against Reform Jews, MKs Seek ultra-Orthodox Monopoly on State-run Ritual Baths

To stem growing recognition of Reform and Conservative movements, ultra-Orthodox lawmakers propose legislation anchoring Chief Rabbinate exclusive control over mikvehs.

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As part of their battle against official recognition of non-Orthodox movements in Israel, the ultra-Orthodox Shas and United Torah Judaism parties have proposed legislation that would give the Chief Rabbinate...