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Being a Jewish Community Open to All Seekers – Parashat Va-Et’hanan 2011

From 2009 to 2011, I served as the rabbinic intern of the Miller Introduction to Judaism Program, the nation’s largest conversion program. Most of my students were non-Jews who were in relationships with Jews – boyfriends, girlfriends, fiancés, and spouses. … Continue reading

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The Orthodox Conversion Fiction

Fiction: Orthodox Judaism is a “higher” or “more serious” level of Judaism than Conservative, Reform, or Reconstructionist and that, therefore, an Orthodox conversion is a “higher” or “more serious” level of conversion. Fact: Of all the fictions about the process … Continue reading

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