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Converting The Mentally Ill

Orthodox Jews don’t look for converts among non-Jews. They typically turn away three times Gentiles seeking conversion and then only convert them after they have proved themselves. Now what happens if the convert is sincere but mentally ill? Different Batei … Continue reading

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Israel’s Conversion Controversy Comes Down To Money

From Haaretz: Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar has paused the appointment of 22 new Jewish conversion court judges, further delaying reforms aimed at easing the difficult and lengthy conversion process. Last week, Amar reneged on his decision to approve the appointments … Continue reading

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