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  • The Stupid Jew

    By Aliza Hausman

    Though she learned a lot for her conversion, Aliza sometimes feels like she doesn't know as much as other Jews--kind of like all of us.

    Date: 01-19-2009
  • The Conversion Hot Button

    By The Jewish Outreach Institute

    An article by the Jewish Outreach Institute which states that the conversion of one partner in an interfaith relationship isn’t always the cure-all that people anticipate it to be.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • Opposition to Mission to Bring Non-Jewish Spouses into Fold

    By Jacob Sugerman

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

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • Teaching about Conversion in Our Religious School

    By Rabbi Mark Shapiro

    A rabbi’s personal narrative on how he presents mixed marriage to the children and teenagers of his religious school.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • The Household of Israel is Built Up by Jews-by-Choice

    By Rabbi Helen T. Cohn

    A rabbi’s reflection on how Jews by choice often show more enthusiastic interest in the religion and community than Jews by birth.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • Converting for the Wrong Reasons in the Sixties

    By Jeanne Olmsted

    A woman’s personal narrative of her hasty decision to convert to Judaism in her youth.  

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • My Jewish Journey: Passages

    By Julie Gardner

    A personal narrative of a woman who nearly lost all faith after the passing of her sister and a landmark birthday, but family and friends reminded her of all that she’d accomplished.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • From Fundamentalist Christianity to Judaism

    By Tasha Greer

    A personal narrative of a woman who chooses to convert and raise her daughter Jewish.

    Date: 11-14-2006
  • Is There a Place for Me in Judaism

    By Wendy Case

    A woman in an interfaith marriage with a Jewish man does and feels Jewish, and feels no need to convert to Judaism.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • I'm A Jew, According To ...

    By Akira Ohiso

    He reclaimed the lost Jewish heritage in his family, but like many Jews by choice, he finds his Jewishness is still challenged.

    Date: 03-12-2009

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