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Conversion

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  • Jewish Peoplehood--New Definitions

    By Aaron Passman

    They come from interfaith families, from historic communities or from conversion, and these Jews of color are changing the face of the community.

    Date: 06-13-2008
  • Do As I Say, Not as I Do

    By Debbie Burton

    Debbie is studying for conversion, and thinks her 15-year-old Jewish daughter shouldn't date non-Jews.

    Date: 04-23-2009
  • The Only Year We Had a Christmas Tree

    By Debbie Burton

    Her husband's openness to having a Christmas tree made the difference in her decision to make a Jewish home.

    Date: 12-04-2009
  • My Sister Opens Doors For Me

    By Justina Colon

    Justina, who is Catholic, has a close relationship with her sister Paula, who converted to Judaism after her daughter was born.

    Date: 11-18-2008
  • My Father, A Self-Hating Jew

    By Charlotte Gordon

    Her father never told her that he came from a Jewish family, but it was only one of the many ways he was dishonest.

    Date: 09-17-2008
  • Elul and Spiritual Do-Overs

    By Marinell James

    In order to have a meaningful Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, start the month before and take your time to work on yourself.

    Date: 08-29-2008
  • At the Crossroads

    By Andi Rosenthal

    Her relatives didn't realize that they had invited her to witness their marriage in church on the Day of Atonement.

    Date: 10-08-2008
  • Finding My Father

    By Paula Rosenberg

    As Father's Day approaches, the author thinks about her father. This was the first year she said Kaddish for him as a Jew.

    Date: 06-19-2009
  • Talking About Religion? Watch Your Language!

    By Charlotte Gordon

    The five children of her parents' interfaith marriage have made different choices, so they have to be careful about how they talk about Judaism and Christianity.

    Date: 01-13-2009
  • So, I Married A Rabbi

    By Danielle Freni

    A musical theater actress describes her journey to Judaism and marriage to a rabbi.

    Date: 03-24-2008

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