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If a woman converted before she conceived any children are they considered Jewish? Even with a non-Jewish father? I understand that non-Jewish mothers with Jewish husbands do not have Jewish children because the Jewish line is maternal, but I am referring to a woman who converted to Judaism prior to getting pregnant, which would make her a Jew. Would that make her children Jewish also because their mom is now considered Jewish, or is it a different situation than natural Jewish mothers?

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Counterpart questions: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/15102 and judaism.stackexchange.com/q/36228 –  msh210 Mar 12 at 16:01

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If a woman converted before she conceived any children are they considered Jewish? Even with a non-Jewish father?

Yes. Children of a Jewish mother are Jewish, regardless. If mom converted she's Jewish. (A child who was in the mother's womb when mom converted is also Jewish, by the way.)

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@Shalom, I've cut the question down to one; the rest can be asked separately. I'm taking the liberty of editing your answer accordingly; of course, tweak as needed. –  msh210 Jul 3 '13 at 17:42
    
@shalom thanks for answering –  teenagegirl Jul 4 '13 at 13:57
    
@teenagegirl you're welcome, feel free to ask more questions here. (And you can see judaism.stackexchange.com/posts/29723/revisions if you need the answers to the other questions you posed) –  Shalom Jul 4 '13 at 14:59

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