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News and updates about Conversion Reform Bill

Survey: Most immigrants not interested in 'conversion reform'

Target audience for Min. Kahana's conversion reform is not interested in it, survey shows.

Survey: Most immigrants not interested in 'conversion reform'

American rabbis come out against conversion reform

After Min. Kahana visits US, rabbis from major American Jewish organizations warn conversion reform will 'divide Israelis even further.'

American rabbis come out against conversion reform

Converts threaten to demonstrate against Chief Rabbinate

Converts to Judaism write to Chief Rabbi Lau after he refuses to sign conversion certificates in fight against government conversion reform.

Converts threaten to demonstrate against Chief Rabbinate

Husband of coalition chair: 'Conversion reform won't happen'

Shmulik Silman, husband of MK Idit Silman, says, 'Everyone has red lines, she won't sell her portion in the World to Come.'

Husband of coalition chair: 'Conversion reform won't happen'

Avigdor Liberman: Chief Rabbinate left with too much power

Minister Kahana rejects criticisms, accuses Liberman of refusing to meet with him to iron out differences.

Avigdor Liberman: Chief Rabbinate left with too much power

Conversion reforms to be brought for vote on Sunday

Minister Kahana's bill, written with help of senior religious Zionist rabbis, stipulates conversions must be done according to Torah law.

Conversion reforms to be brought for vote on Sunday

Chief Rabbi Lau: The Knesset won't decide who is a Jew

"A Jew is someone who commits to Torah observance, regardless of any legislation the Knesset may pass."

Chief Rabbi Lau: The Knesset won't decide who is a Jew

Minister Kahana enlists aid of 3 experts for conversion bill

Dr. Shuki Friedman: "The trend towards private religious services raises the question- do we need a chief rabbinate?"

Minister Kahana enlists aid of 3 experts for conversion bill

Top Religious Zionist rabbi backs conversion reform

Rabbi Eliezer Melamed shares today his support for the new conversion outline, hoping it will bring more Jews closer to Torah and Mitzvot.

Top Religious Zionist rabbi backs conversion reform

The government's next battle: conversion reform

Religious Affairs Minister Matan Kahana expected to meet with chief rabbis in coming days, to discuss conversion reform.

The government's next battle: conversion reform

Orthodox Realignment Challenging Habayit Hayehudi

Is Bayit Yehudi going to take a stand on the ever deepening split in Religious Zionist ranks on religious matters?

Orthodox Realignment Challenging Habayit Hayehudi

MK Stern: Conversion Law a Political, Not Religious, Issue

Stern tells Arutz Sheva about his controversial conversion reforms - and why he thinks Chief Rabbinate may be forced to concede.

MK Stern: Conversion Law a Political, Not Religious, Issue

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin: Hareidim Are the Biggest 'Reformers'

Efrat Rabbi slams conversion law critics, accuses them of pushing people away instead of following commandment to love converts.

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin: Hareidim Are the Biggest 'Reformers'

On Conversion to Judaism

On Conversion to Judaism