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Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, August 27th, 2020

Amar’e Stoudemire Has Completed his conversion to Judaism

Amar’e Stoudemire Official Twitter Page Its official — Amar’e Stoudemire is now a Jew. The NBA veteran made the announcement that his conversion was final and official on Instagram. Mr. Stoudemire’s More...

Kobi Nachshoni On Monday, May 21st, 2018

New bill recognizes Reform, Conservative conversions performed abroad

A bill proposal to regulate state conversions in Israel and the recognition of Jewish conversions done abroad is expected to return to the Knesset soon, almost a year after it sparked a crisis in the coalition. A More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, August 20th, 2017

Israeli Rabbinical Court Overturned the Conversion of an American Couple

A woman who requests to approve her Jewish status, after her parents claimed to have converted to Judaism 30 years ago, was rejected by Netanya District Court because the court that converted the mother was More...

Ynet News On Friday, August 5th, 2016

Made in China: How a Chinese became a Hasidic Jew

  The guy sitting in front of has all the characteristics of an ultra-Orthodox person: A hat, a suit and a beard. His name is Aaron Waldman, but his parents, his grandparents and their grandparents More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

The Tragedy of Conversion from the Perspective of a Convert

  In reference to the recent and ongoing  issues Enclose please find: 1. LETTER: to Converts by Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, New York 2. OPINION: A Convert’s Response ignored by the Rabbis of KJ More...

Ilan Shavit On Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Sorry, Dear Ivanka, Israel’s High Rabbinical Court Doesn’t Recognize Your Conversion

Republican candidate Donald Trump may have to stop referring to his daughter Ivanka as being an Orthodox Jew. Israel’s high rabbinical court on Wednesday decided not to recognize a conversion performed by More...

News Brief On Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Rabbis call for Ivanka Trump conversion to be recognized

    The Rabbinical Court decision not to recognize conversions by the rabbi who converted Ivanka Trump continues to ruffle feathers. In advance of tomorrow’s (Wednesday) Supreme Rabbinical Court hearing More...

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Israeli Rabbinical Court Rejects Rabbi Who Converted Ivanka Trump, Report

  Israeli rabbinical court has rejected a recent conversion by well-respected New York Orthodox rabbi, Haskel Lookstein,  who also helped Ivanka Trump become Jewish, The New York Times reported More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Israeli High Court: Private conversions recognized for citizenship

  A panel of nine high Court judges led by Supreme Court President Miriam Naor ruled on Thursday that the country must officially recognize privately conducted Orthodox conversion to Judaism performed in More...

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