Who’d have thought I’d convert in Montana?
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
Rabbi Moshe has created an Indiana synagogue with 100 of his converts. Will other Jews accept them?
People say the darnedest things to us converts. Please stop.
After giving birth to a stillborn baby, finding comfort in Jewish ritual and scripture
As a community of North American expats has expanded in Mexico, dozens of local converts have joined their ranks
Campus Week: An important new biography of the late René Girard takes one academic back to the origins of his astonishment
When a friend questioned my journey, I started thinking about just what the process of becoming Jewish means
How I lost my Mormonism and came to embrace the Jewish way
After I converted to Judaism, I learned how to make gefilte fish—two different ways, from two different women
For Lag Ba’Omer, a delicious way to celebrate today’s delicate harmony between Jews and Italians
For these adults, the ceremony isn’t about presents or lavish parties. It’s about affirming their place in the Jewish community.
Converting to Judaism didn’t only change how I felt spiritually. It changed how I felt about my body.
‘I performed Jewish. I lived Jewish. And nobody owns the right to tell me if I am Jewish or not.’
My daughter is black and Jewish. Will she have to defend her identity online?
A convert to Judaism reflects on the Jewish woman who embraced her, and honors her with a holiday recipe
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