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Convert’s Birthday


Various Rabbis

27 Iyyar 5764
On which date should a convert celebrate his birthday? Is it his biological birthday, or the date of his immersion in the Mikvah?
A convert shoud have a birthday on the day of his conversion since that is the day on which he becomes a totally new person, without any connection to whoever he was beforehand: "a convert is like a newborn". Rabbi Ro'i Margalit
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