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  • Israeli high court affirms conversions questioned by rabbinical courts

    April 27, 2012 | 11:08 am

    Israel’s high court reversed two annulled conversions to Judaism and affirmed thousands of others.

    Two women had in 2008 appealed to the rabbinical appeals court annulments by lower rabbinical courts of their conversions, which came about because of divorce cases.

    The rabbinical...

  • Converting Jews to Christianity and voting for Gingrich

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    January 30, 2012 | 4:52 pm

    The connection between converting Jews and voting for Newt Gingrich is obvious, nu?

    I’m on the road right now, but had to share this incredibly awkward news from Newt Gingrich’s final push in Florida. Yesterday the GOP presidential candidate Calista joined thousands of evangelical...

  • Evangelism and Us

    By Tamar Frankiel

    October 24, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The issue of evangelical Christian churches attempting to convert Jews has arisen once again -- this time as an accompaniment to Jerusalem Mayor Ehud Olmert's acceptance of a $500,000 gift from a church in San Diego.

    It is admirable that any group would want to make a charitable...