I asked my mother if she can buy me the Star of David since my Grandmother is Jewish (as well as my mother) which makes me of Jewish heritage. I dearly respect the religion even though I'm not religious (meaning I don't go to synagogue), however I still believe in God and pray.

Is it ok for me to wear the Star of David since I respect my heritage (and my Grandmother's religion)?

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    Dear @Maria, welcome to Mi Yodeya and thanks for the interesting question. You might be interested in learning that Judaism is an "identity" passed down matrilineally (through one's mother). Unlike in Christianity, where a child must be baptized to become a Christian, Judaism is an identity one inherits from one's mother (or chooses when converting to Judaism). That makes you a Jew! Congratulations! As such, there are hardly any cases I can think of in which a Jew wearing a Star of David would be forbidden by Jewish law. – Lee Aug 1 '15 at 21:55
  • Heavily related, possibly a duplicate: Can I still wear my Star of David? – Scimonster Aug 1 '15 at 21:55
  • @scimonster Definitely a duplicate. – sabbahillel Aug 2 '15 at 1:37
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    @Shokhet As pointed out in the comments there, the other OP also is Jewish. – Scimonster Aug 2 '15 at 7:11
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    Welcome to Mi Yodeya! I hope you enjoy it :) See also "Am I Jewish". cc @Lee – MTL Aug 3 '15 at 14:57

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