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US Reform and Conservative leaders demand equal rights

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Published: 15 December 2015

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Reform and Conservative leaders to Israeli president: We want equal rights – Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) 11.12.15
Rabbi Rick Jacobs of the Union for Reform Judaism and Rabbi Steven Wernick of the United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism called on Israel to grant equal rights to non-Orthodox Jews on matters concerning marriage, divorce, conversion and worship at the Western Wall. ‘It cannot be that Israel will be the only democratic state in the world that formally does not grant equal rights to the majority of the Jewish people.’
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And see:
Why I take personally chief rabbi’s criticism of non-Orthodox school visit – Jerry Silverman – The Times of Israel 14.12.15

Is Netanyahu able to deliver his promise to non-Orthodox?
November 14, 2015


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