61 questions linked to/from "Am I Jewish?"
I discovered a family member of mine is Jewish. Am I Jewish? [duplicate]
I've been recently reading about what determines whether someone is Jewish. I've done this because I discovered my grandfather's father (my great-grandfather) from my mother's side was Jewish (...
Am I considered Jewish if? [duplicate]
my great-grandmother's grandparents were Russian Jews who left Russia during the programs in the early 1900s. When they came over to the United States, they had my great-great grandmother, who then ...
Can a Jew lose their Jewish Status?
Can a Jew lose their status as being a Jew by performing any action (example: performing idolatry, disavowing core beliefs, converting to another religion, etc)? Or once a person is a Jew then they ...
Does a Jewish great grandmother (mother's side) qualify me to make Aliyah? [duplicate]
My great grandmother was Gertrude Wirtschafter. She married a non-jew but her mother was jewish and married a jew. My great-great grandmother was Rose Wirtschafter and her husband was Abram Katz. I ...
My maternal 4th-great grandmother, born in 1787, had a Jewish maiden name, Zagel, and lived in Eastern Europe. Am I, therefore, Jewish? [duplicate]
My maternal 4th-great grandmother, born in 1787, had a Jewish maiden name, Zagel, and lived in Eastern Europe. Am I, therefore, Jewish? I was raised in the Roman Catholic religion, yet, since I was 8 ...
Am I Jewish? How to go about proving this is my Grandmother is deceased? [duplicate]
I am sure there are many other questions that have similarities to mine. I apologize ahead of time if this irritates anyone. Growing up I always felt a strange kinship with the jewish children in our ...
Are you Jewish if adopted immediately after birth by a Jewish mother raised and having lived Catholic? [duplicate]
This is a hypothetical with a fact pattern that has not been answered by any previous questions. Generally, a non-Jew adoptee in a Jewish family will be Jewish by halachic upbringing. If a child of a ...
Does Reform Judaism recognize children of Jewish father as Jews?
Does Reform Judaism recognize children of Jewish father as Jews (under conditions that father is Jewish both from mothers and fathers side). If so, that person does not have to go through conversion ...
Is a converted Jew with no Jewish ancestral background or lineage considered a Jew? [duplicate]
I wonder if a gentile converts to Judaism and has no Jewish family background at all then is that person considered a Jew? Are there any sects in Judaism that have this restriction? Any citations or ...
How far back must one go to know they are Jewish? [duplicate]
There are certainly people who are unsure about their Jewish lineage. However, even if they know their mother is jewish, and therefore they are as well, how far back must one go? If they prove their ...
Children of converts to another religion [duplicate]
What's the status of the offspring of a Jewish woman who converted to another religion (knowing the woman herself nonetheless remains Jewish)? Are they still Jewish?
Do the Jews believe that prophet L. Ron Hubbard is their prophet? [duplicate]
Shalom friends do the Jews believe that prophet L. Ron Hubbard is their prophet do the Jews follow his teachings also what do the Jews think of prophet L. Ron Hubbard. Thank you Shalom.
Can I become Jewish just by saying “I am a Jew”? [duplicate]
I am interested in the faith of Judaism. I am curious about being “informally Jewish”. This is because I am interested in this religion because of its history and willingness to be open. I am not ...
Am I Jewish By All Accounts? [duplicate]
I have been a religious college student for the past two years. I was raised Jewish, underwent a Brit Milah at my birth, was a Bar Mitzvah, and my father's side of the family is Jewish, ethnically and ...
Does the lineage cross from mother to son [duplicate]
My Great Great Grand Mother was Jewish. She had three children. Two deceased not long after birth; one survived. The surviving child was a male. Would he be Jewish because of his mother? Would ...