#26 Grandchildren - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yossi
    • 14.07.10 | 00:02 (IDT)

    A study was made of the dscendants of Chacham Theodore Gaster of London's Spanish and Portugese Synagogue at the turn of the century. It appears that all his great grandchildren are fine upstanding people -- BUT none are Jewish ! And he was a leading Orthodox Rabbi. Same applies to German Orthodox Rabbi Moses Mendelsohn. Assimilation is very attractive even to those who are observant. Karl Marx came from a rabbinical family, and look what he became.

    from the article: Reform rabbi: Israel's pluralism threatened by new conversion law
    First published 00:55 13.07.10 | Last updated 00:55 13.07.10
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