Rabbis Ovadia Yosef, Shlomo Amar approve IDF conversions

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 14, 2011 11:18




Rabbi Ovadia Yosef and Chief Sephardic Rabbi Shlomo Amar approved IDF conversions after a committee of Shas rabbis decided on Friday that they are kosher.

Interior Minister Eli Yishai will bring the halachic ruling to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, along with a recommendation that Judaism classes for potential converts in the IDF be expanded.


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