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Orthodox rabbis agonize over the hitherto unthinkable: LGBTQ inclusion

TIMES OF ISRAEL by Gabe Friedman April 28, 2015 A group of modern Orthodox rabbis have done what advocates for Orthodox gays and lesbians say would have been unthinkable as recently as five years ago: They spoke at a conference … Continue reading

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Israel approves law to ease conversion to Judaism

YAHOO NEWS by AFP November 3, 2014 The Israeli cabinet approved a new law Sunday that would enable easier conversions to Judaism, a move advocates hope will encourage hundreds of thousands of “religionless” Israelis to become Jewish. The new law, … Continue reading

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