Israel Seeking to Close Its Doors to Converts From ‘Emerging’ Jewish Communities

Position of Interior Ministry, sure to anger advocates of Jewish pluralism worldwide, revealed in brief submitted to Israel’s top court

Judy Maltz
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If Israel's Interior Ministry has its way, group conversions performed in so-called “emerging” Jewish communities will no longer be recognized by the state. Effectively, that means that Jews by choice who undergo conversions in these remote communities will not be allowed to immigrate to Israel.

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