(RNS) The Israeli government began funding the salaries of five non-Orthodox rabbis serving in rural areas, but activists emphasized that the fight for official recognition of non-Orthodox branches of Judaism is far from over.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) Rabbi Miri Gold recently won a landmark case before Israel's Supreme Court that will make her the first non-Orthodox rabbi on the Jewish state's payroll. On her American victory tour, she talked about religious freedom, her belated bat mitzvah, and why she believes in the separation of church and state. By Lauren Markoe.