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Author:  SW
E-mail:  stu_welk@hotmail.com
Date:  1/7/2005 10:13:00 AM
Subject:  shiva for adoptees
Message:  Message: does an adopted child who is a ger sit shiva for her adopted parents, shom she considers her real parents?

Reply: Tough issue, but nope. Ger or Jewish from birth.

What about the reverse...where the adoptee knows who his biological parents are? Does he sit shiva when they die?

Reply:  Yes, they are still his parents.

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