Attention Rabbi Dr. Mordechai Halperin.
I recently returned from a trip to the States and was asked the following questions by Prof. Michael Rosen of Columbia University:
If an egg from a Jewish woman is implanted into a non-Jewish surrogate mother, is the resulting child/baby Jewish?
If an egg from a non-Jewish woman is implanted into a Jewish surrogate mother, is the resulting baby Jewish?
Is there a halachic ruling regarding the above two questions?
I would really appreciate an answer.
I am not sure if the comparison to "chazakah" is fair in the case of a mohel. Suppose a mohel performed 10,000 brisim without any