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Conversion

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  • You Don't Have To Be ...

    Reprinted editorial about the newly-discovered Jewish ancestries of several U.S. political hopefuls, author suggests that intermarriage and interfaith marriage can yield "long-lost brothers’ who will "turn...up in high places".

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • Jew Class and Korean Pancakes

    By Danielle Leeds

    On our first date I told him, if you are not open to eventual conversion to Judaism, this can go no further. It's a wonder there was ever a second date with that as my kicky opener.

    Date: 06-03-2008
  • Justice, Justice Begins at Home

    By Andi Rosenthal

    The personal narrative of a politically active woman of interfaith families who attributes her activism to the values both parents taught her and links those values to Judaism.

    Date: 08-09-2007
  • TV Series Looks at Family Life of Secular Jew Who Married A Jew-by-Choice: The Education of Max Bickford

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Review of The Education of Max Bickford, a TV show that starred Richard Dreyfus as a skeptical Jewish professor whose ex-wife converted to Judaism and was killed in a car crash.

    Date: 02-17-2007
  • Strangers in Your Midst

    Reprinted editorial piece advocating the creation of a "ger toshov" or "resident alien" Jewish legal status to formalize the role of the non-Jewish spouse in an intermarried/interfaith family and bring Jew

    Date: 07-17-2007
  • Wanting Daddy to be Jewish, Too

    By Joanne Catz Hartman

    Reprinted personal narrative about a woman’s support of outreach to intermarried and interfaith families, but her unhappiness with efforts to "aggressively encourge" conversion. 

    Date: 07-26-2006
  • Questions of Gays, Interfaith Couples Roil Conservatives

    By Jennifer Siegel

    Reprinted news article about the choices facing Conservative Jews as they select a new chancellor for their rabbinical school, and the growing demand for openness to gays and lesbians.

    Date: 07-25-2006
  • Walking the Tightrope: Dilemmas a Rabbi Feels in Dealing with Interfaith Families

    By Rabbi Jonathan Kraus

    The personal narrative of a rabbi who is unsure how much attention to give to interfaith families and how aggressive to be with the non-Jewish spouse in encouraging Judaism.

    Date: 06-12-2007
  • A Conversation with My Sister, My Bride Filmmaker Bonnie Burt

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Review of Bonnie Burt’s My Sister, My Bride, a documentary about the love and marriage of a Jewish lesbian couple.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Conservative Doors May Open Wider to Intermarrieds

    By Helen Teitelbaum

    Reprinted news article about the Conservative Movement’s intro to Judaism courses, which have recently been opened to non-Jewish partners, in hopes that acquiring knowledge of Judaism will lead to conversion.

    Date: 07-24-2006

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