Frequently Asked Questions
Section 10: Conversion, Intermarriage, and "Who is a
- Does Halacha (Jewish law) permit
- I'm a Jew who married a gentile. Am I still
- I'm a Jew who accepted the tenets of another
religion, but now wants to practice Judaism again. Am I allowed? Am I still
- OK, then apart from halachic
considerations, why do many Jews of all types oppose intermarriage?
- Is objection to intermarriage a form of
- But I still want to intermarry? Do you know of
a Rabbi that performs intermarriages?
- How does one convert?
- What about adults who are not circumcised?
- What does the word "Jew" mean?
- Who is a Jew?
- What is the origin of Matrilineal
- I've heard that Jewish parents consider an
intermarried child as "dead". Is this true?
- Why is the conversion process so complicated?
The matriarchs didn't have to convert.
- What is the status of a child when the mother
converts to Judaism during pregnancy?
- Through how many generations does Matrilineal
Descent remain valid?
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