- The Torah World Gateway
Ask the rabbi Family and Society Adoption

Nusach for adopted son

Rabbi Elchanan Lewis25 Nisan 5767
We adopted a baby boy some years ago, who was also converted then. As I grew up abroad according to Nusach Ashkenaz, and pray now in a Shul in Israel where Nusach Sepharad is predominant, but Ashkenaz is also used, and I pray according to Nusach Ashkenaz, which Nusach should I teach my son, when he is growing up? I personally feel comfortable in both, yet feel my son would be better off davening in Nusach Sepharad, as it is more widely used, but if so, then should I do so as well? Any recommendations?
Halachacly a son should follow his fathers Nusach, if you use Ashkenaz that is what he should use as well. It can also confuse a child to use a Nusach different to his father’s.
More on the topic of Adoption

It is not possible to send messages to the Rabbis through replies system.Click here to send your question to rabbi.

את המידע הדפסתי באמצעות אתר