A conversion brings wholeness to body, mind and spirit.
Low conversion rates among intermarried Jewish families continue to plague those working to reverse the demographic downtrends in American Jewry. Fewer than one-fifth of gentiles who marry Jews convert to Judaism, according to a new study distributed by the American Jewish Committee.
A ritual welcome for converts at Passover.
For Georgia Politician, Legacy of Oppression and Persistence Motivates
They were older than me, by at least five years, and I was afraid. Though my Satmar Hasidic neighbors were my friends, their cousins usually approached me with disdain whenever I’d go over for a playdate.
Though they did not start off life as Jews, Puah Millsaps and her multiracial family have never felt more welcome than they do in the Jewish world.
The final process of converting to Judaism is to meet with the beit din (a rabbinic “court” of three learned Jews, usually clergy, who meet with a candidate for conversion).
Today I am a yeshiva student studying Torah full time. Before this, I was a Republican candidate for Congress.
(JTA) - The morning of her conversion to Judaism, Diana Sewell was so nervous she "was running around like a headless chicken" in her Australia home. Meanwhile, some 9,000 miles away in Georgia, her rabbi was dealing with computer difficulties.