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What is a Jew?

A Jew is anyone who is a member of the Jewish faith. In practice, the word is also used of people descended from Jews in the above sense, even if they are themselves non-pr (MORE)
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Who is a Jew?

Jewish tradition states that a Jew is any person whose mother wasJewish (Talmud, Kidushin 68b), or any person who has gone through aproper conversion to Judaism (Talmud, Yevam (MORE)
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Do you have to be born a Jew to become a Jew?

No. Anyone is welcome to join the Jewish family. Formal conversion is necessary, and this can take from 1 to 6 years of study before going before a beit din (religious court (MORE)
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Who or what are the Jews?

The Jews (Hebrew: יְהוּדִים‎ "Yehudim"), also known as the Jewish people, are a nation and ethnoreligious group originating in the Israelites or Hebrews of the Anci (MORE)

Can a non-Jew marry a Jew?

Jewish law prohibits Jews from marrying Non-Jews. Although some Reform rabbis will perform intermarriages, they are in a minority. Some modern communities and families welco (MORE)
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Why did the Jews have to register with The Council of Jews?

If you are referring to the Judenraete during the Holocaust, Jews were required to register by German Law. Failure to register with the Judenrat was punishable by death. Oth (MORE)

Is a Torah Jew an Orthodox Jew?

It depends on how the term is meant. "Torah Jews" can mean more  than one thing.    If the definition is: Those who live the laws of the Torah (which  is the way the (MORE)

Do the Jews hate Jews for Jesus?

Answer 1 In the case of Judaism "Jews for Jesus" does not make any sense. "Jews for Jesus" are pretty much Christians. I say this for a lot of reasons, but here's the short a (MORE)

Do Jews marry non-Jews?

They're not supposed to, because it can endanger the future of  Judaism. Christians and Moslems (and others) also, agree that  people should marry within their own religion. (MORE)
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How do Sephardi Jews differ from Jews?

Sephardi Jews differ from the more common Ashkenazi Jews in that  they are the descendants of Jews from the Iberian Peninsula up  until the Spanish Inquisition and the Arab (MORE)