Dan from Boston wrote:Welcome to the forum!
A ketubah should be enough to convince an Orthodox rabbi that your great grandmother was Jewish, and therefore that her child (your grandparent) was Jewish as well. You should reach out to an Orthodox rabbi in your community even if you don't belong to his congregation.
Dan from Boston wrote:Which shul shouldn't matter -- just make sure to bring the ketubah.
Dan from Boston wrote:I didn't have to go through that so I can't tell you for sure. I guess it'll depend on the rabbi. But look at it this way -- if the rabbi doesn't want to sign a letter for you, you can use the experience to prepare for a visit to a different rabbi.
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