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Suppose a Jewish woman converts to Christianity. Her children find out about their Jewish ancestry and decide that Judaism is right for them. Do they have to go through a conversion process? Does it matter if the coversion to Christianity happened many generations ago, and the decendents want to be Jewish (suppose the line is strictly maternal all the way down to child).

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dupe? judaism.stackexchange.com/q/7775/759 –  Double AA Apr 11 '13 at 23:31
@DoubleAA, I figured that this question has already been asked, but I couldn't find it. I don't think this is a really a duplicate of that one, although definitely similar. The answer to that question makes clear that there are definitely complications in specific cases, so I'm asking about a specific situation. –  Daniel Apr 12 '13 at 0:48
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I don't think it's possible to convert out of Judaism. I don't have good source, but I would assume that a Jew remains Jewish and requires no conversion no matter what he does (ישראל אע״פ שחטא ישראל הוא ?)

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recommended reading for you books.google.com/… –  Double AA Apr 11 '13 at 23:32
Very good read @Double AA. –  H3br3wHamm3r81 Apr 12 '13 at 19:50
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