A Reconstructionist View on Patrilineal Descent

In this piece from 2001, Rabbi Jacob Staub wrestles with the arguments around inclusion of patrilineal Jews, and explains why the inclusion and celebration of patrilineal Jews are crucial to the Jewish future.

Click here to read the full text of “A Reconstructionist View on Patrilineal Descent” by Rabbi Jacob J Staub.

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