New Right leader says those who are overly stringent on performing Jewish conversion ‘are causing massive damage to Israel and Judaism, blames ‘haredi’ Chief Rabbinate for the problem.
“I believe that the Book of Ruth is my story,” says Devorah. “Ruth is always referred to as a Moabite. Even though she says, ‘Where you go, I’ll go, and your people is my people.’
Supermodel said in interview she has 'joined the tribe.'
“Worried that the decision by the High Court will confirm that there is more than one way to be a Jew.”
Angel Himsel’s memoir of her conversion to Judaism is a beautiful read.
She was raised Protestant, became Catholic, then joined the Orthodox [Eastern] Church when she began “looking for more theology.”
Rabbi Yitzhak Peretz submitted his letter of resignation earlier this week.
The Interior Ministry has defied the spirit of a High Court of Justice ruling for 18 months by refusing to register as Jewish a woman who converted in a private, Orthodox rabbinical court.
While many Filipinos come to Israel for a few years to make money in a developed economy, the Lopez family converted to Judaism. And as of May, they still hadn’t told their Filipino friends.
“It’s sad and so unfair. Did you see how proud she was tonight? But unless someone figures out how to fix things she’s going to wake up one day and find out...”