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June 25, 1998
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The Israeli official who tried to broker a compromise on conversions said other rabbis would be found to convert graduates of pluralistic conversion training institutes if the Chief Rabbinate refuses to do so. Finance Minister Ya’acov Ne’eman made these comments while addressing the Jewish Agency for Israel’s Committee for the Unity of the Jewish People, which met this week during the Jewish Agency’s Board of Governors meeting in Jerusalem. “I believe in free enterprise and competition, and here too, free enterprise will have its says,” Ne’eman said.

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