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Netanyahu Meets With Israel’s Chief Rabbis on Conversion Law Crisis

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Arutz Sheva – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held an urgent meeting early Tuesday afternoon with the Chief Rabbis, Rabbi David Lau and Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, in order to reach understandings that would defuse the coalition crisis on the Conversion Law.

The meeting follows a vote in the Knesset’s Law, Constitution and Justice Committee Monday, in favor of the Conversion Law limiting the Rabbinate’s power in matters of conversion onto Judaism. The committee decided to bring the bill, which was sponsored by MK Elazar Stern (Hatnua), to a final vote in the plenum.

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