Knesset panel approves conversion reform bill

The Knesset Law, Constitution and Justice Committee approved on Monday the conversion reform bill of MK Elazer Stern (Hatnua) for a second and third reading in the Knesset plenum.
Last week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pulled his support for the reforms that had been converted from legislation to a government order following a compromise agreement over the issue between Stern and Bayit Yehudi due to the latter’s vehement opposition.
Jeremy Sharon contributed to this report.