Article Archive

Conversion

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  • My Conversion Story

    By Anita Diamant

    The personal narrative of a Jewish woman who learned about Judaism with her husband as he prepared for conversion.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • Admiring My Parents' Religious Tolerance

    By Rabbi Jim Morgan

    The personal narrative of man whose family approved of his conversion to Judaism after becoming engaged to a Jewish woman.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • "And Your People Shall Be My People": A Convert Talks about Becoming a Rabbi

    By Kari Field

    A personal narrative of one woman who enters the conversion process and goes on to find her life’s work as a rabbi.

    Date: 05-11-2007
  • Between Intermarriage and Conversion: Finding a Middle Way

    By Rabbi Steve Greenberg

    In this editorial, Rabbi Greenberg offers a new category between Jew and gentile:  the ger toshav;  not a convert to Judiasm, but a gentile who actively chooses to live among Jews.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • What to Say to the Rabbi

    By Valerie Jones

    You don't have to know all the answers when you decide to meet with a rabbi about conversion. In fact, you don't even have to know whether you want to convert.

    Date: 02-15-2010
  • My Opinion: Ethnicity is Not Judaism

    By David Essex

    An opinion/editorial discussing how many converts to the Jewish faith feel that they are unwelcome and that they don’t belong.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • Dear Rabbi: Conversion and Intermarriage

    By Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

    A professional opinion on the marriage of a converted Jew to a Jew by birth.

    Date: 04-09-2007
  • Proactive Conversion as Outreach

    By Dr Gary A. Tobin

    An opinion/editorial article stressing the importance of active conversion when a Jew marries a non-Jew.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Is Observance Fanaticism?

    By Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

    A rabbi’s advice to a man whose reform family rejects his "fanatic" Jewish lifestyle.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • Revisiting and Promoting Conversion

    By Steven Bayme

    Article about negative feelings of interfaith families toward the new push to conversion in both the Reform and Conservative movements.

    Date: 06-11-2007

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