People say the darnedest things to us converts. Please stop.
Unfortunately, we’ve lost sight of how best to welcome newcomers to Judaism
The Book of Ruth, which we’ll be reading this weekend, teaches us an important lesson about not waiting for someone else to come and save us
Ep. 184: In honor of Shavuot, stories of Jewish conversion from Chicago to Alabama and beyond
Ruth the Moabite said she’d follow her mother-in-law, Naomi, anywhere, making her an enduring symbol of loyalty, faith, and determination. Just in time for Shavuot, when the Book of Ruth is read, we present three modern-day Ruth stories.
Shavuot offers an important lesson for politics today.
Poetry for Shavuot, when we read about Ruth, a Moabite woman considered to be the first convert to Judaism
For a convert to Judaism, the Days of Awe mark a renewed commitment—this year more than ever
A well-thumbed book from my Lutheran childhood is now the ideal text for my Shavuot study and reflection
We asked four people we admire—a novelist, a musician, a rabbi, and a theologian—what they’d like to read in the wee hours
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Festival of Weeks