By Rabbi Geela Rayzel Raphael
Professional view supporting the resurrection of the concept of ger toshav--an in-between title that non-Jews who are active and committed Jewishly, yet who do not want to convert, could study and achieve.
By Ruby Velez
She thought she liked Jewish food, until she married into a Jewish family and had a child with severe food allergies.
By Rabbi Eric Yoffe
Professional view from rabbi Eric Yoffie, President of the Union for Reform Judaism, saying that the Reform movement needs to both honor non-Jewish partners raising Jewish children and to invite them to convert.
By Eve Coulson
Personal narrative about a grandparent who supported her daughter's choice to not only raise her children in a different religion (Judaism), but also to choose Judaism for herself.
By Andi Rosenthal
The story of Ruth is so often used to show that welcoming "strangers," converts, is ingrained in Jewish text. This test also includes the story of Orpah, however, who turned back and did not join the Jews.
By Ross Schneiderman
A profile about the marriage of recent Jewish convert Katherine Gergen to Mark Barnett, the story of Katherine’s conversion, and their Jewish wedding ceremony.
By Edmund Case
The personal narrative of a Jewish man whose wife pointed out to him that many Jews are somewhat hypocritical in feeling uncomfortable when Jews convert to another faith, but openly accepting and supporting people of other faiths who decide to convert
By Eric Pliner
Personal narrative by a gay, Jewish man in an interfaith relationship describing how he has learned to see and feel comfortable wtih the grey area between Jew and non-Jew.
By Jerome Socolovsky
A news story about Spaniards who are discovering that their ancestors were among the Chuetas, people of Jewish origin who were accused of being Hidden Jews after the expulsion of Jews from Spain in 1492, and now plan to return to their he
By Johanna Ginsberg
Reprinted news article about Jewish adoption agencies and the tendency of birth mothers not to choose Jewish adopted parents for their children since they want their kids to have Christmas.