Certification of Judaism in Israel

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  • Cover Type: Online English Summary
  • Number Of Pages: 10 Pages
  • Center: The Joan and Irwin Jacobs Center for Shared Society

Israel was founded on the principle that it would serve as a homeland for Jewish people all over the world. This foundational value inevitability led to contentious debates about “who is a Jew” in Israel. IDI’s Center for Religion, Nation and State recently released a new study examined this growing – and disturbing – phenomenon. The study presented IDI’s recommendations that would make this process less intrusive and more respectful for any new immigrant undergoing a verification process as they seek to make Israel their home.