Ministers conditionally approve conversion reform bill

04.11.2013                      01.Kislew.5774                      Rosch Chodesch 2

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Ministers conditionally approve conversion reform bill

Legislation seeks to create some 30 new conversion courts garnering opposition from senior rabbis from national religious, haredi world.

A bill proposed by Hatnua MK Elazar Stern to expand the number of rabbis who can perform conversions was approved by the Ministerial Committee for Legislation Sunday afternoon, and will now be passed to the Knesset for the continuation of the legislative process….