Converts: Should We Attract Them, or Discourage Them?

Garut 1.         There seems to be two schools of thought to converts.             a.         We should attract them             b.         Discourage them 2.         One statement in the Talmud which best describes the argument “converts are as hard for Israel as a sore” 3.         The simple meaning is that they are outsiders and therefore not

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Conversion Confusion

Israel’s Orthodox Rabbinate has been under siege of late, over the issue – once again – of conversion.  And once again as well, the media abound with misinformation.  This time, though, some of it is being supplied by Orthodox rabbis. Writing in the Jerusalem Post, the retiring

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