For a convert to Judaism, the Days of Awe mark a renewed commitment—this year more than ever
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
When the holiday turned my synagogue into a chaotic nightclub, I finally felt like part of the Jewish community
A well-thumbed book from my Lutheran childhood is now the ideal text for my Shavuot study and reflection