Adoption and the Jewish Community: Like a Branch Transplanted

By Shelley K. Rosenberg

Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA), Spring 2000

The author argues that adoption creates complex questions for Jewish families. She discusses some of the issues that a Jewish family may face, the conflicting responses to adoption within Jewish law, Judaism's transformative rituals, and the doubts and questions that the adoptee may face with regard to his or her Jewish identity.

Topic: Ritual, Jewish Identification, Conversion, Reconstructionist Judaism, Adoption

Name of Publication: The Reconstructionist

Editor: Hirsh, Richard

Volume/Issue: Vol.64/No.2

Page Number(s): 16-22

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Genre: Article

Coverage: World

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Rosenberg, Shelley K. Adoption and the Jewish Community: Like a Branch Transplanted. The Reconstructionist. Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA). Spring 2000: 16-22. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4526


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