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April 12, 2000
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After little more than a two-hour session, Israel’s Supreme Court abruptly ended deliberations on the bitterly disputed question of whether the state should recognize non-Orthodox conversions to Judaism performed in Israel. The petitioners from the Reform and Conservative movements suggested the judges might be trying to delay the case in the hope the controversy would be resolved in a compromise outside the courts.

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