News and updates about Itim

Conversion system head resigns

Rabbi Yitzhak Peretz resigns. MK Stern: 'Resignation attests to what we knew long ago about failure of State to deal with conversion issue.'

Conversion system head resigns

Itim founder: Open mind to Jewish community needs required

Rabbi Seth Farber speaks to Arutz Sheva about Chief Rabbinate.

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Court: No need to sign waiver for immersion without attendant

Court accepts advocacy group's demand that Jerusalem Religious Council not ask women to sign a waiver before immersing without an attendant.

Court: No need to sign waiver for immersion without attendant

U.S. rabbis demand answers on 'blacklist'

Two Jewish organizations demand clarification from Israel Chief Rabbinate on alleged “blacklist” of 160 rabbis.

U.S. rabbis demand answers on 'blacklist'

Trump to Ivanka's rabbi: You're doing good work

Trump attends National Prayer Day breakfast, praises Ivanka's rabbi.

Trump to Ivanka's rabbi: You're doing good workplayer

'Israeli Rabbinate slapping converts in the face'

Harsh words at demonstration over rabbinate's refusal to accept prominent American Rabbi Haskel Lookstein's conversions.

Israeli Rabbinate accused of 'slapping converts in the face'player

Terminally ill man allowed to convert and marry

After years of bureaucratic hardship, couple finally allowed to undergo Orthodox conversion, marry and make Aliyah.

Terminally ill man allowed to convert after years of struggle

High Court: Private conversions get citizenship

Chief Rabbi slams giving official recognition to 'unsupervised pirate conversion industry,' MK Smotrich vows to draft a bill against it.

High Court: Private conversions recognized for citizenship

'Stop discriminating against Ethiopians, converts'

ITIM chairman accuses Ministry of Religion of systematic discrimination against Ethipions, converts.

'Stop discriminating against Ethiopians, converts or we'll sue'