Posts Tagged "conversion"

Book Review: Doublelife by Harold Berman and Gayle Redlingshafer Berman

Book Review: Doublelife by Harold Berman and Gayle Redlingshafer Berman

When I was asked to review this book I hesitated. I didn’t want to read another book about how great Judaism is and how being Jewish conquers all. How many ways can that story be…

Conversion is Private – Part 2

So, remember this conversation that we had a while back? Conversion is private. There was  a reminder in the school newsletter this weekend with two extra words added before the GIYORES: Is this making it…

Conversion is Private

I was taught that you never ever out a convert. Even if everyone knows that so-and-so converted, it is a sin to point it out to anyone. I just received an invitation to a Tea…

My Judaism

A Guest Post from Shuala Elisheva One of my earliest memories, religiously speaking at least, is from kindergarten. We were all sitting at our lacquered tables, clumsily working dull, rusted scissors through bright sheets of…

Sacred Transformation

Do you remember the day we met? There was a kiddush at our shul. It was summertime and you were wearing the most killer shoes ever. I came over to you, and had to comment…