The question of whether the Jewish community in Australia is to admit proselytes from among the local population, who are desirous of embracing Judaism, discussed for some time in the Australian Jewish communities, reached its culmination during the past High Holiday season.
The proselytizing question has held the attention of Jewish communal leaders, the Rabbis and the press in Sydney and Melbourne, where the proselytes usually apply for admission into the Jewish communities.
This practice will now end, because of the resolution adopted at the annual General Meeting held in the Great Snagogue of Sydney, where the question was decided today.
It was pointed out in the resolution that the admitting of large numbers of converts brings about confusion in the Jewish communities.
Canror Joseph Rosenblatt is one of the radio headliners who will sing at WHN tonight at 9:37.
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