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Chief Rabbinate, giyur l’chumra and mtDNA

In the absence of documentation to prove Jewish identity, the Chief Rabbinate of Israel has accepted FamilyTreeDNA mtDNA (matrilineal DNA) tests to prove Jewish identity since 2019. If someone does ...
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Do Charedi rabbis allow Charedi Jews to change and become Modern Orthodox?

You were born into a Hareidi family, but you decide to make a change and become Modern Orthodox. According to Charedi authorities, is it halachically allowed for a Haredi Jew to change and become ...
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What's "Modern Orthodox(y)"?

Is there a definition[1] of "Modern Orthodox(y)" that either has wide acceptability[2] or has the support of an expert (say, a renowned rabbi some consider Modern Orthodox, or an ...
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