Orthodox Conversions

Some articles on conversion, orthodox, orthodox conversions:

Who Is A Jew?/Archive 4 - Religious Definitions - Reform Judaism - Controversies
... While the Conservative movement permits conversion without circumcision in some cases, most Orthodox Jews do not, except in cases specifically exempted by the ... This has led to non-Orthodox conversions generally being unaccepted in Orthodox communities ... Since Orthodox Judaism maintains the traditional standards for conversion – in which the commitment to observe halakha is required – non-Orthodox conversions are ...

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