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Yachimovich calls for recognition of non-Orthodox Judaism

Labor Party chairwoman Shelly Yachimovich said Wednesday that Israel should take more concrete steps to accommodate non-Orthodox movements.

“I have great respect for Orthodox Judaism, yet I also believe that the State of Israel must allow expressions of all streams of Judaism,” she said at a Jerusalem conference. Addressing Jewish communal leaders from Israel and the Diaspora, she praised a recent decision by Israel’s attorney general that would allow Reform and Conservative rabbis to receive state funding.


2017-08-10T17:45:11+10:00November 14th, 2012|Past News|
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