Shas Committee Approves IDF Conversions


rav-amarA committee of Shas leaders decided today  that IDF conversions are kosher, Army Radio. Chief Sephardic Rabbi Shlomo Amar, Interior Minister Eli Yishai and other senior rabbis met at the home of Shas head Rav Ovadia Yosef reportedly met to discuss the conversions.



  1. I find this hard to believe, especially since it was originally published in the Jerusalem Post, it might very well be that there are facts they are missing.

  2. To Hashakaffa: Lets see: you have the army, the economy, and the secular 70% of the country against you – not to mention 90% of the diaspora – as Clint Eastwood and Ronald Reagan said: “Go ahead – make my Day”. This is the first of the necessary counter-punching that the forces of reason need to flex against the medieval forces of ignorance, sloth, theft, pederasty, and racism. As Ronnie said: “Stand by – the bombing will begin in 5 minutes”!