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Ask A Jew: Will my child be accepted into a Jewish community? Will I?

If a child’s mother is Jewish, the vast majority of Jewish communities will accept that child as Jewish. If a child’s father is Jewish but the mother is not, then Reform and Reconstructionist congregations, and other Jewish progressive communities (Renewal, Humanistic, etc.), will accept the child as Jewish if he or she is being raised Jewish.

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Invited Guests

Sukkot is a holiday that focuses on hospitality. During Sukkot, we build temporary outdoor shelters where we eat, relax, and some even sleep. It’s a mitzvah both to eat in the sukkah and to invite others in to share a meal. 

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