Why a patrilineal Jew decided to formally convert to Judaism (go to the mikveh, go before a beit din) even though she already felt Jewish.
A review of Andrea Myers’s memoir,
Hatafat dam brit, letting of a drop of blood, is performed on a male convert to Judaism who has already had a circumcision. But what does it entail?
Raised in an interfaith family, Jordyn wondered if she was Jewish enough
Personal narrative by a rabbi who is hurt by, but eventually accepts, her two sons’ conversion to Christianity
The personal narrative of an Orthodox Jewish woman who was excluded and fearful as a child because of her faith, but has now formed immense pride in her Jewish heritage.
Personal narrative from an intermarried woman who is deeply invested in Judaism but has not yet converted.
News article about Latino converts to Judaism.
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
Professional view from a social worker facilitating interfaith couples’ workshops describing the comments of interfaith couples and their parents, and explaining, in general terms, the generational gap.