Results for - Jewish Conversion

1,858 voters participated in this survey

Person, who was not born from a Jewish mother is not considered to be Jewish according to Halacha - the Jewish law. Reform movement makes exceptions for people born from a Jewish father if they were raised Jewish, did you know about it?

1. Person, who was not born from a Jewish mother is not considered to be Jewish according to Halacha - the Jewish law. Reform movement makes exceptions for people born from a Jewish father if they were raised Jewish, did you know about it?

Yes
15%
279 votes
No
85%
1,579 votes
In order to convert the person has to promise and keep as many of 613 mitzvot/commandments as possible (except for the ones to do with the Temple that was destroyed, twice already). I will post the most common ones, please pick the ones you know.

2. In order to convert the person has to promise and keep as many of 613 mitzvot/commandments as possible (except for the ones to do with the Temple that was destroyed, twice already). I will post the most common ones, please pick the ones you know.

To believe in one deity
24%
444 votes
To keep Shabbat (actually consists of 39 laws)
20%
367 votes
To put mezuzah on the doorpost (small Torah scroll)
10%
180 votes
To keep kosher (broken down to 26 laws)
22%
416 votes
Not to stand by idly when a human life is in danger
11%
197 votes
To release debts in the seventh year
9%
171 votes
Not to crave something that belongs to another
17%
317 votes
Don't know any of them
59%
1,104 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
18 votes
Do you think it is very difficult for a person, who is not Jewish by birth (gentile mother) and who did not grow up in a Jewish home to convert and keep ALL these commandments that he/she did not grow up with?

3. Do you think it is very difficult for a person, who is not Jewish by birth (gentile mother) and who did not grow up in a Jewish home to convert and keep ALL these commandments that he/she did not grow up with?

Yes
38%
705 votes
No
21%
387 votes
Undecided
41%
766 votes
01/23/2016 Religion 1858 50 By: dinosaur

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