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      Archive: 2/17/2014

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        2/17/2014, Adar 17, 5774

      C'tee to Vote on Conversion Law Monday

      The Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee is scheduled to vote, Monday, on a proposal to enable municipal rabbis to establish local conversion courts aimed at liberalizing the conversion process.

      Member of Knesset Elazar Stern, who authored the bill, made it clear he will see to its passage, despite the opposition of the Chief Rabbinate.