October 23, 2014 | 9:57 am
February 27, 2013 | 8:42 am
An Israeli advocacy group filed a lawsuit seeking the recognition of all Orthodox conversions performed in Israel.
The Jewish Advocacy Center for ITIM: the Jewish Life Information Center petitioned the Supreme Court last week calling on the Interior Ministry to recognize the...
January 30, 2013 | 4:17 pm
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September 27, 2012 | 11:42 am
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.
September 28, 2010 | 12:25 pm
Nearly two-thirds of Israeli Jews believe that non-Orthodox converts to Judaism should be considered Jewish, a new Israeli government survey reveals.
The survey released Monday, which was commissioned by the Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs Ministry to gauge Israelis’...
April 28, 2010 | 6:10 pm
Last month, I was eating dinner alone at a neighborhood pizzeria when I overheard a conversation that made me stop mid-tongue burn.
“I’ve never dated a Jewish man,” a waitress on break said.
“Really?” said her friend. “You should try it. In fact, I’m becoming a...
October 10, 2008 | 12:32 am
September 8, 2005 | 8:00 pm
It fit somehow that this recent Saturday service for converts to Judaism took place in a synagogue library. Because this gathering, at Temple Beth Am near Beverly Hills, was both an exercise in worship and in teaching. Maybe it even fit that this was a children's library, because...
April 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Hey, Big Spender
The imminent mayoral election must have incumbent Jim Hahn feeling generous. In a sharp break from last year, Hahn's 2005-2006 proposed budget increases city spending by $566 million.
This year's proposed budget weighs in at more than $5.95 billion....
April 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm