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Could you please tell me what the position of a child would be in Jewish law if it were adopted by a Jewish couple from a non-Jewish mother?
According to Jewish law, one is Jewish if born to a Jewish mother or if converted to Judaism. That means that the biological child of a non-Jewish woman would need to convert to Judaism if adopted to be part of a Jewish family.
By the way, adopting a child is considered a good deed and a religious act of the very highest order.