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I know someone completing their conversion soon and they have already chosen a Hebrew name as well as changed their legal name to a traditional name from Torah. Should they use their Hebrew name or this new legal name for the Shtar Giur (Conversion certificate)?

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closed as primarily opinion-based by Dr. Shmuel, msh210 Aug 13 at 21:57

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    I don't think there's any rules for such a document...are you asking according to Jewish law or asking for practical advice – robev Aug 13 at 19:03
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    If the rabbi overseeing the conversion is worth their salt then they'll ensure to ask about names as necessary. – Double AA Aug 13 at 19:05
  • practical advice - what would you suggest ? – Zuriel Biran Aug 13 at 19:06
  • I've closed this question as opinion-based because you've clarified in your comment that you're seeking opinions. – msh210 Aug 13 at 21:57
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    Welcome to MiYodeya Zuriel and thanks for this first question. Your question was closed because this site is not a good place for personal questions. Those should be asked to a rabbi well-versed in the relevant laws who will ask questions on context and personal specifics to come to a good answer. This site can't substitute for this. Please don't let this deter you from coming back to learn with us. Also can I recommend you take the tour to get a sense of how the site works? – mbloch Aug 14 at 4:14

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