Kristin's conversion

Converting Meant Adding Judaism, Not Losing Japanese

My journey to Judaism started long before I met my now-husband Bryan, but my interest in it deepened because of him and his Jewish heritage. I’ve always been interested in learning about my Japanese heritage, so when Bryan and I started discussing our future together, I was quietly interested in conversion early on.

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Blessings: Immersion in the Mikveh for Conversion

The blessings said when immersing in a mikveh for the purposes of converting to Judaism.

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The Mikveh Is Better Together

By Kelly Banker As a young Jew raised in a secular home, I never imagined that being in a committed relationship with someone who was of a different faith tradition (or none at all) would feel especially impactful to me. In fact, labeling my relationship “interfaith” has been a fairly new paradigm in my life. […]

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How We Make A Jew

Personal description of the conversion ritual and process in becoming a Jew.

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Sanctifying Waters: The Mikvah and Conservative Judaism

An informative article about the mikvah, a bath for spiritual purification, in the Jewish tradition.

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