I’m a writer. And I’ve converted to Judaism. But there may be more to it than that.
The truth is, there is no label that fits me except ‘Jew’
Understanding how to join the nation of Israel, then and now
Listen to five years of deeply moving personal stories, audio diaries, and reported segments about Jews by choice around the world
Eliyah Hawila fooled everyone, including his would-be bride and Brooklyn’s tightknit Syrian Jewish community, into believing he was a Jew. Now that the secret is out, the question is: Who is he, really?
Who’d have thought I’d convert in Montana?
There’s no greater source of wisdom
What I learned about conversion to Judaism when I took the oath of citizenship
Berlin’s Neue Synagogue draws an unusually diverse crowd—but that’s been true since it opened more than 150 years ago
A slideshow of iconic moments from the Jewish past pointing the way to a Jewish future
A montage of iconic moments from the Jewish past points the way to a Jewish future—one driven by a generation of new voices
It’s not just for marriage anymore
A world of stories addressing issues around conversion—what converts give up and what they gain, and what it all means
Celebrating Shavuot with stories from rapper Nissim Black, reporter Nellie Bowles, novelist Jessamyn Hope, a ‘Viking Jewess,’ and more, plus a program that fast-tracks conversions for IDF soldiers
In the Talmud, a timely story about what it means to be a people
As a new convert, I’ve now celebrated the entire cycle of Jewish holidays for the first time—but in a way I’d never expected
When I converted to Judaism, I left behind part of my Norwegian heritage
The spirit and the letter of keeping kosher
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