Category Archives: יוחסין ופסולי קהל וכהונה

Caveat Nubere

At the end of the previous post, we broached the question of whether a spouse’s failure to disclose his or her status as a convert or recent descendant of one to the other spouse prior to marriage would be grounds … Continue reading

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Love the Convert, Just Don’t Marry Her

R. Dov Fischer writes: Someone who had converted properly under another rav’s sponsorship once came to me, with tears, saying that a certain person refused to meet her for a date because she was a convert. I had tears, too. … Continue reading

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Seeing Is Believing

R. Shlomo Aviner A while ago, we noted Rav Shlomo Aviner’s rejection of [the] admissibility [of tissue forensics] for the determination of bastardy, due to the fact that in spite of their undeniably high reliability, the evidence is imperceptible to … Continue reading

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