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  • Israeli Jews back non-Orthodox conversions, poll finds

    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’...

  • High Court Recognizes ‘Leaping Converts’

    By Dan Baron

    April 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

     

    After 22 years of living as an Israeli, Justina Hilaria Chipana can finally consider herself a full-fledged member of the Jewish state.

    The 50-year-old native of Peru was one of 17 petitioners who won High Court of Justice recognition of their non-Orthodox conversions to...

  • Your Letters

    March 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Daniel Pearl

    "Yes I am a Jew and my father is a Jew and my mother is a Jew."God Bless Daniel Pearl and his family ("A Voice Silenced," March 1).

    Dr. Leland S. Shapiro, Simi Valley



    Abe Foxman

    As the present and past national chairmen of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), we are...