Chief IDF rabbi says he opposes conversion law

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 15, 2010 14:29

Chief IDF Rabbi Brig.-Gen. Rafi Peretz expressed his opposition to the IDF conversion bill that passed its first reading in the Knesset earlier Wednesday. He said that the IDF rabbinate and its head prefer one conversion process, Israel

Peretz wrote in a letter that the technical fix in the conversion issue does not need to a new law written for it and that the IDF rabbinate needs to be a branch of the main rabbinate of Israel.


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