Daily Jewce: Orthodox Convert Lawsuit, Satisfied Israelis, Madoff’s Tiny Bottles, Burt Bacharach, And More
By Jewcy Staff / May 12, 2011
In the news today: An Orthodox advocacy group files a lawsuit on behalf of converts, a lot of Israelis are pretty okay with their country, some interesting Madoff items up for auction, and more. Read More
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- An Orthodox advocacy group has filed a lawsuit in Israel’s Supreme Court, demanding that the Interior Ministry recognize Orthodox conversions performed abroad for the purposes of aliyah.
- Who says Jews kvetch too much? 60% of Israelis are satisfied with their country.
- If you’re interested, Bernie Madoff’s minibar bottle collection is up for auction.
- Today is the birthday of songwriter Burt Bacharach, and yes, he’s a Jew.