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Why is patrilineal descent not catching on in Reform worldwide?


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/why_is_patrilineal_descent_not_catching_on_in_reform_worldwide_20110215

For three decades now, the American Jewish Reform movement has considered as Jewish the child of a Jewish father and non-Jewish mother who is raised as a Jew. But most Reform Jews in the rest of the world still do not accept “patrilineal descent.”

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