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WAVE: Emerging Jewish Communities
Op-Ed: Israeli government committee wants to ease entry requirements for non-Jews claiming descent from Jews
September 7, 2017
Last week, a committee in Israel’s Diaspora Affairs ministry advocated a new visa status for non-Jews claiming descent from Jews, and for members of “emerging Jewish communities.” The latter comprises non-Jews around the globe who have adopted some Jewish religious practices, with or without converting. Apparently, the already available extendable three-month tourist visa available to…