21 Apr '12, 7pm

Jewish Movement in Israel OKs Gay Rabbis | Care2 Causes

Jewish Movement in Israel OKs Gay Rabbis | Care2 Causes

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Conservative Jewish seminary in Israel has voted to allow gays and lesbians to become rabbis, overcoming years of opposition by many of its own leaders and setting up a new point of contention between the movement and Israel’s Orthodox establishment. The Schechter Rabbinical Seminary, affiliated with Israel’s Conservative Jewish movement, announced it would begin accepting gay and lesbian rabbinical students in Jerusalem this fall. The decision late Thursday ended a rift with the Conservative movement in the U.S., which began accepting gay and lesbian rabbinical students in 2006 and ordained its first openly lesbian rabbi last year. Like other branches of Judaism, Conservative Judaism — a major denomination in the U.S. but a marginal force in Israel — has faced calls for greater openness toward gays and lesbians, despite biblical prohibitions on homose...

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