Final preparations are underway for a Conference to take
place 21-23 Tammuz in Yerushalayim to deal with the issues of
geirus and intermarriage. The Conference is being
organized by Horizons, an internationally recognized
institute of Jewish education and outreach based in Monsey,
New York, and is sponsored by the Lillian Jean Kaplan Jewish
Pride Through Education Project. It is in the framework of
the Eternal Jewish Family effort.
The Rabbinical Committee includes: HaRav Reuven Feinstein,
rosh yeshivas Staten Island, HaRav Leib Tropper, rosh
yeshivas Kol Yaakov, HaRav Simcha Kook, rav and av beis din
of Rechovot, HaRav Shmuel Eliezer Stern, author of Giyur
Kehalochoh, and HaRav Nachum Eisenstein, the Chairman of
the Vaad HaRabbonim Haolami LeInyonei Giyur founded by HaRav
Chaim Kreiswirth zt"l.
There has been an overwhelming response to the news of the
Conference, and the committee said that the conference is
overbooked. Rabbonim interested in attending day sessions
should contact the committee.
In recent weeks a rabbinical delegation visited the homes of
gedolei Yisroel. This week they met with HaRav Nosson
Tzvi Finkel, rosh yeshivas Mir, and HaRav Yonoson David, rosh
yeshivas Pachad Yitzchok. In the coming days, delegations
will visit other gedolei Yisroel.
The conference enjoys the support from maranan
verabonon from all segments of Yahadus ne'emenes.
It will deal with practical matters regarding proper
halachic standards in an effort to prevent faulty
Further information is available at: 050-414 3523.