Zera Yisrael

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Zera Yisrael (Hebrew: זרע ישראל‎, pronounced [zeˈra jisraˈʔel], meaning "Seed [of] Israel") is a legal category in halakha, Jewish religious law, that denotes the blood descendants of Jews who, for one reason or another, are not legally Jewish according to religious criteria.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ Maltz, Judy (February 19, 2015). "How a Former Netanyahu Aide Is Boosting Israel's Jewish Majority, One 'Lost Tribe' at a Time". Haaretz. Retrieved March 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ Amsalem, Haim (July 27, 2011). "We need to embrace 'zera Yisrael'". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved March 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ Student, Gil (January 30, 2011). "Half Jewish". Torah Musings. Retrieved March 21, 2016.