Amanda Cohen, Staff Reporter
The Cleveland Jewish News
When Rabbi Joshua Caruso of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple in Beachwood first received an email from Elroy Amrani and Yonatan Mozison, he thought it could have been a scam.
It was kind of odd that the Tel Aviv couple was attempting to get in touch with a Northeast Ohio rabbi to convert their soon-to-be born baby here – essentially meaning, as Caruso notes, a baby with two Israeli fathers would need to come to the U.S. to become Jewish.
He said he soon found the request was completely serious, potentially necessary for the baby to have “right of return” in Israel and a special process on which he was about to embark.
“It was clear these were real people who really wanted to be parents,” he said
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