Campus Week: An important new biography of the late René Girard takes one academic back to the origins of his astonishment
Ask Unorthodox: I’m a Catholic-Raised Atheist Who Feels Deeply Jewish. Should I convert? Would I Be Accepted?
After years spent pining for some yiddishkeit, one woman contemplates a big decision
Before modern conversion was widespread, Abraham Carmel, a former Anglican turned Catholic, dove into Judaism with a desire to teach its tenets, a disdain for liberalism, and a willingness to criticize the leadership that resisted his entry into the faith
On the 20th anniversary of her death: How the influential Jewish apostate to Christianity and self-described ‘Hebrew-Christian’ Paul Philip Levertoff influenced the art and activism of his daughter
As I attend a weekly Introduction to Judaism class with my fiancé, I’m reminded of all the little things I love—and completely forgot—about my faith
A casualty of a naïve belief in Israel’s potential to adopt a secular Hebrew culture beyond Judaism’s defining religious difference, the Russian-born writer was also revived as a feminist icon in the 1970s
Ian’s decision to convert reminded me of how meaningful Judaism truly is to me
Israel’s Interior Ministry is not allowing a cohort of nine Venezuelan Jewish converts to make aliyah, claiming their engagement in the dwindling Jewish community has not been sufficient
Jewish converts are often unfairly scrutinized and face intense pressure to obey Orthodox observances. But they should be treated with open arms, just like Ivanka Trump.
For these adults, the ceremony isn’t about presents or lavish parties. It’s about affirming their place in the Jewish community.
It’s must-see Israeli TV