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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Reinstated Amsterdam chief rabbi rues using title on ‘curing’ homosexuality document

JTA February 2, 2012

The chief rabbi of Amsterdam, who was suspended for signing a statement on "curing" homosexuality, reportedly has been reinstated and said he was wrong to sign the document using his chief rabbi title. Rabbi Aryeh Ralbag of New York, who travels to the...

Group slams suspension of Amsterdam chief rabbi for comments about gays

JTA January 23, 2012

The suspension of Amsterdam's chief rabbi for signing a statement on "curing" homosexuality is "verging on fascism," a committee of Orthodox Jews told a Dutch newspaper. The Committee for the Declaration on the Torah Approach to Homosexuality said in...

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