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With our Summer issue Rav J. David Bleich concludes his series exploring the use of DNA evidence for halakhic purposes. Covering almost 200 pages over our past 4 issues, the column has explored the nature of DNA evidence, paternity, the release of AgunotMamzerut, inheritance, identity as a Jew and as a Kohen, the so-called “Jewish” gene, and more.

Click here to view the 4 entries in the DNA series.

Beginning with our next issue, R. Bleich will begin a new series on “Coronavirus Queries.” This year marks the 50th anniversary of R. Bleich’s authoring of Tradition’s “Survey of Recent Halakhic Literature” column — peruse the archives of his many contributions to our journal.


[Published August 20, 2020]


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