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I keep hearing all these critical remarks from orthodox Jews about what we should and should not do. Then I hear the Rabbi from time to time give a speech where he reiterates "Once a Jew, always a Jew". I do go to an orthodox temple, but I'm not that great in following the guidelines.
Does this mean that you don't have to be excellent at keeping traditions and following these guidelines like keeping kosher to stay Jewish? Your existence is sufficient?