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    Feb122012

    Rabbis laud 'conversion therapy' doc

    By Kobi Nahshoni, Israel Jewish Scene - February 12, 2012

    Religious leaders dealing with issue of religious homosexuals welcome Psychological Association's conclusions, which warn against reparative therapy but do not rule it out completely.

    Rabbis, therapists and religious homosexuals have welcomed conclusions published by the Israeli Psychological Association on "conversion therapy", defining the document as "good news".

    According to the religious leaders, the important thing is the fact that the committee believes a patient should be presented with the existing knowledge, which warns against reparative therapy, but that the possibility to change a person's sexual orientation should not be ruled out completely.