Israel's Supreme Court agrees to recognize some conversions to Judaism that are not performed by Orthodox rabbis. The ruling is seen as a partial victory for reform and conservative Jewish movements in Israel and elsewhere and could have a big impact on the long-running debate in Israel over who is a Jew.
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