conversion

The High Court of Justice during a hearing
Reform, Masorti refuse further delays on High Court conversion ruling

Decision could spark political crisis, state will be forced to contend with ‘who is a Jew’ conundrum.

Why I (almost) miss being a Hasidic Jew

I do remember the racists and the near daily interactions with them — but I also remember the people who had my back against them.

By YITZ JORDAN/JTA
09/07/2020
High Court of Justice prepares for hearing on whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can form the
Reform, Masorti movements to insist High Court rule on conversion case

Deadline for postponing decision on 2005 petition requesting Israeli citizenship to non-Israeli nationals who convert in Israel with the non-Orthodox movements, falls later this month

INTERIOR MINISTER Arye Deri at the Knesset
Deri lambasted for conversion law, giving Chief Rabbinate total control

Shas leader proposes to revoke all legal status for non-state conversions, leading to outcry from moderate religious-Zionist and non-Orthodox rabbis.

CELEBRATING ON Kibbutz Ga’ash in 2019. On this festival we honor the sacrifice of Ruth the Moabite i
Let’s show more appreciation to Jews-by-choice

We as Jews need to do far more to welcome Jews-by-choice into our midst and show them a level of appreciation and esteem for the courageous path they have undertaken.

The state of conversion in Israel

The Conversion Authority is reluctant to perform conversions.

By SHERYL ABBEY
27/05/2020
YAEL BELENKY, manager at Giyur K’Halacha
The Giyur K’Halacha option

Giyur K’Halacha has become Israel’s leading alternative conversion court network.

By SHERYL ABBEY
27/05/2020
FORMER JEWISH Agency chairmain Natan Sharansky speaks at an ITIM Annual Conversion Conference with R
In Ruth’s footsteps: Israeli converts tell their stories

The Magazine and Giyur K’Halacha, Israel’s leading nongovernmental conversion court, present personal stories of Israelis who have recently converted to Judaism.

By SHERYL ABBEY
27/05/2020
‘Preaching about Jesus is who we are, we’re Christians,’ says God TV

Missionary channel chief says Christians are called to spread the Gospel around the world, says God TV seeks to have Jews believe Jesus is the messiah, not convert them

Tovia Singer: Gospel channel targets vulnerable Jews in attempt to convert

While Singer said there is “nothing new about Evangelical fundamentalist Christians seeking to convert Jews to Christianity,” he noted that the method that GOD TV is using is “completely novel.”

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