Cross-Denominational Differences Regarding Conversion

Differences between the movements grow out of more basic disagreements in philosophy and belief.

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Orthodox Jews typically do not accept or recognize conversions performed under the auspices of any other branch of Judaism, even if the traditional rituals were performed.

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Lena Romanoff

Lena Romanoff, founder of the Jewish Converts & Interfaith Network, is the author of Your People, My People: Finding Acceptance and Fulfillment as a Jew By Choice.