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  סיון 30, 5776 , 06/07/16

Tzohar: Rabbinate deepening Diaspora-Israel chasm

Rabbi David Stav, Founder and President of the Tzohar Rabbinical Organization, worries that the Rabbinate decision to nullify all of Rabbi Haskel Lookstein's conversions "leads to a situation where assimilation, both here in Israel and in the Diaspora, is allowed to go unchecked.  

"Because when we have a situation where well-intentioned converts are being disregarded simply because their conversion was officiated by a nationalist and modern Orthodox rabbi, what message does this send to those interested in converting according to halacha?”

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