ORTHODOX

Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email
and never miss our top stories
  Free Sign up!

Number of converts: Unknown. Over the last seven years, approximately 1,275 conversions have been certified by conversion courts affiliated with the Rabbinical Council of America, but plenty of Orthodox conversions take place outside the RCA’s system.

Ritual: Approval by a three-judge religious court comprised of three Orthodox men (usually rabb...


Continue reading ...