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Wasn't that done when either of the Temples stood? Would the existence of a Temple be required? Also, that would make the process very fast and not allow the ger enough time to learn much. That, in turn, could lead to the ger--now "legitimately" a Jew--to say things that s/he honestly believes are correct but in reality may go against halachah and, thus, put ...


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Male converts should adopt a minhag. To only take upon yourself “Minhag Yisroel” is not enough to perform several mitzvot - wrap tefilin, put on talit, perform lulav, etrog, etc. While there are freedoms in choosing, the potential convert would be well suited to rely on Rav Ovadia Yosef’s wisdom. A Sephardi minhag in Eretz Yisrael would likely be best for ...


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