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  • Reinstated Amsterdam chief rabbi rues using title on ‘curing’ homosexuality document

    February 2, 2012 | 10:58 am

    The chief rabbi of Amsterdam, who was suspended for signing a statement on “curing” homosexuality, reportedly has been reinstated and said he was wrong to sign the document using his chief rabbi title.

    Rabbi Aryeh Ralbag of New York, who travels to the Netherlands several times a...

  • Suspension of Amsterdam chief rabbi seen as ‘verging on facism’

    January 23, 2012 | 10:44 am

    The suspension of Amsterdam’s chief rabbi for signing a statement on “curing” homosexuality is “verging on fascism,” the committee of Orthodox Jews that sponsored the statement told a Dutch newspaper.

    The Committee for the Declaration on the Torah Approach to Homosexuality said in a...