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Who Am I?

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Topic: Father Gentile, Mother Jewish

Shimon (Peter) from Donetsk, Ukraine wrote:

Dear Rabbi,

My mum - Jew. My father - Russian...Who am I?


Dear Shimon,

You are 100% Jewish. According to universal Jewish tradition, Jewishness is based on the mother and only the mother. So you are Jewish and do not need conversion.


 
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