Patrilineal Descent: No Regrets

By Janet R. Marder

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, December 24, 1993

Patrilineal descent does not provide a loophole for interfaith couples. Rather, it demonstrates the Reform community's desire to continue trying to ensure that children from these marriages are raised as Jews, with a strong attachment to their Jewish identity.

Topic: Halakha, Continuity, Parenthood, Jewish Law, Masorti Judaism, Conservative Judaism, Jewish Continuity, Women, Reform Judaism, Intermarriage, Jewish Identification, Men, Family

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.24/no.464

Page Number(s): 1-4

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Marder, Janet R. Patrilineal Descent: No Regrets. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 24 December 1993: 1-4. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7445


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