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Farber charged that the rabbinate has no explicit criteria for determining the Jewishness of people who wish to marry in Israel.
Under court pressure, the rabbinate agreed to release the names of rabbis whose certification letters were rejected last year.
Separately, ministers approved a bill that would maintain the rabbinate’s monopoly on conversion.
Now 71, Priesand is one of the honored guests this week as female rabbis from across the country gather in Baltimore for the national convention of one of the nation's largest support organizations for women in the rabbinate.
A growing rebellion against Israel’s state rabbinate by those who do keep kosher is also complicating the panorama.
Israelis whose Judaism is questioned by the rabbinate — or who just do not want to adhere to its strictures — have made an end-run around the institution by marrying abroad, particularly in Cyprus; the government recognizes these unions.
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