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Who witnesses a female convert's immersion in the mikvah?

Rabbi Jacobson: Welcome to askmoses. How can I be of help today?Florence: Who witnesses the mikvah for a woman in an Orthodox conversion?Rabbi Jacobson:...

If Jewish parents adopt, is the child automatically Jewish?

According to Jewish Law, a person is Jewish if s/he was born to a Jewish mother or if s/he converted according to Jewish Law. If the religion of...

Judy: Can one who converted to Judaism become a rabbi?

Rabbi Yrachmiel Tilles: Shalom-Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment. You can start typing your question if you like.Judy: Can a man who converted to...

Why is a soon-to-be convert NOT ALLOWED to observe the Shabbat?

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?Fruity: is it true that a person that is in the process of...

I just found out that I am not Jewish, should I stop living as a Jew?

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?Jon: i just found out that i am not jewish. i was raised in a...

Can I convert but remain married to my current (non-Jewish) wife?

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?Torn: I was born and raised Catholic. I was married in the...

I have a Jewish mother and Catholic father. How can I embrace Judaism?

Mrs. Rivky Kaplan: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's your question?luci: I would really appreciate your advice. I am a 34 year old...

Age of Conversion

Rabbi Yrachmiel Tilles: Shalom-Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment. You can start typing your question if you like. Destined: Shalom. If a person...

Is there any chance I would be able to convert if I don't live near a synagogue?

Mrs. Tzivie Greenberg: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind? Wannabe: hi, i wanted to know whether there's any chance i...

How observant must a convert be to maintain his Jewish status?

If when the person converted s/he sincerely accepted to observe all the Mitzvahs of the Torah, the conversion is valid and can never be undone....