One letter to the English Churchman amongst several concerning whether Jews who become Christians remain Jewish. Sir:      Recently whilst checking through my namesakes in Jerusalem, I came across a young Russian who sheepishly told me that he was a new convert to the Jewish faith and had taken on the name of Ella because it sounded ethnically Jewish. The provocative caption which shocked Philip Hoskins (7698) was not from my pen as he presumed. My letter was entitled ‘Israeli Citizenship’ and not ‘Christians are not Jews’, and warned against confusing religious beliefs with citizenship of a state. I argued thus in keeping with worldwide Jewry as opposed to Israeli Jewry. Following Jewish and Christian teaching, I… Full Article

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