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As @user 12568 find itself and teach us. See Shut Maharshal at the end of siman 17 לפיה מה שהוכחתי בראיות ברורים בפרק החולץ דבת גוי ועבד מן הישראלית אינה פגומה אלא לכתחילה אבל נשאת לא תצא. ...‏,br> I already demonstrated with clear proofs in Perek Hacholets[1] (see Yam Shel Shlomo no 38[2] (לח)) that a daugther from a non Jewish or a Slave and a Jewish ...


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http://www.chabadlibrary.org/books/pdf/tven.pdf On the bottom of page 11 (ג) he brings the tur even ezer 62 as a source of (witnessing of) the modern ashekazi minhag to do it together והאידנא אין נוהגין ליארס אלא בשעת חופה הלכך מברך ברכת אירוסין וברכת נישואין יחד זה אחר זה 


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Rav Moshe Feinstein (below) rules that the wife takes the customs of the husband whether they are more lenient or more strict (as is by anyone that moves to a different place and plans to stay there he keeps the customs of that place Shulchan Aruch yd 214.2) האשה צריכה להתנהג כמנהג הבעל בין לחומרא בין לקולא Igros Moshe 1.158 I forgot to send you MAZAL TOV ...


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There are many questions here, but all quite interesting. Where did the idea of paying a shadchan come from? Is it an obligation? This depends on the community The first shidduch in Jewish history (Eliezer finding Rivka for Yitzhak) doesn't mention a fee and dinonline writes that the Sephardi custom is that "the shadchan traditionally receives no ...


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At first glance the daughter is either herself a convert, or the product of a kohen's prohibited marriage to a convert, i.e. a chalala. Either way she'd be prohibited from marrying a Kohen.


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I'm a student at YU and we were recently encouraged by our Roshei Yeshiva, including Rabbi Kenneth Brander, to undergo screening when JScreen came to our school. I an my fellow students felt very comfortable with JScreen's approach, credibility, and follow-up. Here is what he wrote: Dear Students, We believe that all students should undergo genetic testing ...


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My Orthodox Rabbi recommended JScreen as they work with a network of reputable Rabbis from around the country. He felt strongly that I should receive the results and that their is no stigmatization regarding shidduchim.


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There are two issues here Are Jews permitted to test for genetic diseases before getting married? Are they required to? Does this apply differently for Ashkenazim and Sefardim? The answer to the first issue is that it is permitted and even recommended by some for Ashkenazim because of the prevalence and terrible consequences of Tay-Sachs. See for ...


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Yoatzot indeed says that Prenatal testing for genetic or birth defects involves a number of halachic issues. With most of the available technology, the main concern is not with the procedures themselves - blood tests and ultrasounds - but with what might be done with the results. When testing is done prior to marriage, there is a concern that ...


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There are different diseases that run in Sephardic families, such as Thalassemia and Glycogen Storage Disease. It stands to reason that if it's advisable for Ashkenazim to get tested against their common diseases, the same would apply for Sephardim respectively. This is also what I've heard from some Jewish educators and medical professionals, though I ...


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It is very difficult to find accurate statistics on divorce, and differences between countries are so great that any answer can only be useful from a specific countries' perspective. Finding prevalence statistics specifically focused on shidduchim is even harder. On of the problem of using divorce statistics is that part of the high reported rates of divorce ...



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