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April 21, 2012 10:00 am

Gay Rabbis to be Ordained in Israel by Masorti

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Haaretz – Israel’s Masorti (Conservative) Movement decided to approve the ordination of homosexual rabbis, in a dramatic vote on Thursday.

The Schechter Rabbinical Seminary, affiliated with the movement, will admit gay and lesbian students for training as spiritual leaders as of the upcoming school year.

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