Israel - Sephardi Chief Rabbi Rules Against Annulling Conversions
Israel - Sephardi Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar signed a ruling on Monday to prevent individual religious court judges from ruling on the annulment of conversions. Under the ruling, a case would have to be heard by a a panel appointed by the chief rabbi.
Member of Knesset David Rotem welcomed the decision, saying, “The negotiations I held as a representative of the Yisrael Beiteinu party with Rabbi Amar are bearing fruit.”
MK Rotem expressed hope that the matter will continue until a law on the matter is completed.
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