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Rabbi Steven Wernick stepped down at the end of last year as CEO, and the organization has yet to name his successor.
“Clergy of the Conservative/Masorti movement may officiate at weddings only if both parties are Jewish,” the law committee’s ruling read.
According to the poll, 71% of all Likud voters support the state recognizing “all denominations of Judaism.”
By JEREMY SHARON
Under the terms of the new law however, the head of the new conversion authority would be empowered to approve conversions without the input of the chief rabbi.
“I'm meeting with lots of people, and I need to hear from everyone, and you cant write a document in such a short amount of time.”
President Reuven Rivlin lamented that many Israelis "still do not see strengthening the relationship between Israel and the Diaspora as an issue at the root of the existence of the Jewish people."
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
How Gantz could still have a hope of replacing Bibi
By SOLON SOLOMON
As Prince William said: “The ties between our two countries have never been stronger.”
By STEPHEN CRABB AND ERIC PICKLES
The power lies in Israel to seriously address the concerns of progressive Jews, who make up the large majority of Jews in North America.
We are embroiled in controversy over the Kotel, conversion, conscription and Sabbath desecration.
By DAVID BREAKSTONE
The current crisis is important not only because of what happens at the Western Wall and the relations between Israel and American Jewry, but because the very nature of Judaism is being undermined.
By REUVEN HAMMER
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