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What Does it Take to Be Considered Jewish?
Op-Ed: Why Conservative Judaism should accept patrilineal Jews
Many of my colleagues urge these patrilineal Jews to undergo formal conversion, including mikvah and ritual circumcision, or if necessary actual circumcision, to obviate problems down the road.
How Dustin Hoffman Found Out His Family Was Murdered by Communists — on
In an incredibly emotional episode of PBS's “Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates,” acclaimed actor Dustin Hoffman traces his patrilineal ancestry back to a violent and anti-Semitic Russia and learns of a family tragedy spanning generations at the ...
Interview: The Elusive Playwright Elaine Avila - by Chris Casquilho
While Elaine's patrilineal heritage is distinctly Azorean-Portuguese, her mother was part of a California state bureaucratic experiment in social engineering.
A Patrilineal Proposal: 'Bath' Mitzvah
Samantha took the patrilineal plunge and before she could dry off, her personal existential crisis was resolved, since the Israeli government would have to consider her to be Jewish — even though most Orthodox rabbis there would not accept my conversion.

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