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News Brief

June 29, 2001
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The U.S. Reform movement approved guidelines that embrace traditional conversion rituals, welcome potential converts and call for prospective Jews to take on certain Jewish practices, such as joining a synagogue, celebrating Jewish holidays and observing certain rituals. The Central Conference of American Rabbis’ guidelines are optional, but reflect the movement’s increasing openness toward tradition and ritual, Reform leaders said.

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