Some articles on conversion, orthodox, orthodox conversions:
... 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the word orthodox:
“The gloomy theology of the orthodoxthe CalvinistsI do not, I cannot believe. Many of the notionsnay, most of the notionswhich orthodox people have of the divinity of the Bible, I disbelieve. I am so nearly infidel in all my views, that too, in spite of my wishes, that none but the most liberal doctrines can command my assent.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)