The Knesset should enact reforms intended to ensure the process of deciding who counts as Jewish becomes more equitable.
Israel’s religious establishment should not rely on civil courts to fix problems that should be solved by legislation and negotiation.
The Supreme Court’s decision to recognize Reform and Conservative conversions performed in Israel is a step towards reconciliation.
Even this ‘ground-breaking’ decision isn’t actually about converts at all. Instead, as usual, conversion is being used as a political football.
Just the beginning of a wild 24 hours on the internet.
Madison Cawthorn claims he has succeeded in converting “culturally Jewish people” but not religious ones.
As a foreigner and a convert, I didn’t understand the implications.
This is not buyer’s remorse. It’s something much more spiritual than that.
Conversion classes have gone virtual but the ceremonies haven’t for the most part.
‘Changing part of who you are for someone else can be seen as weak,’ Kloss said.