How an adopted ritual helped one convert make peace with her unruly mane
For a convert to Judaism, the Days of Awe mark a renewed commitment—this year more than ever
As a black classical singer, I avoided singing negro spirituals—until Yiddish music helped me hear them in a new way as a Jew
When I was a child, my family’s history was hidden from me. Now I’ve made sure that my own child will always know where she came from.
When I converted to Judaism, I found the ‘Jewish mother’ I never had—a woman who resembled my own mom in surprising ways