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Israeli Coalition Lawmaker Blasts Kashrut Reform for Excluding non-Orthodox Streams

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A Conservative Jewish member of Israel’s governing coalition slammed his own government Wednesday for leaving the Reform and Conservative movements out of plans to end the Chief Rabbinate’s monopoly on kashrut certification. 

“This ‘government of change,’ which committed to a Western Wall with egalitarian praying areas in its platform, is returning to the dark years of [Benjamin] Netanyahu,” said Kahol Lavan lawmaker Alon Tal.

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