How Long Does Conversion to Judaism Take?

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Image source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:RoyLindmanDavidsStarAriAshkenaziSynagogue.jpg One question I get asked frequently is, "How long does it take to convert to Judaism?"Lately, the conversation has gone something like this: Them: You converted to Judaism, right?Me: Actually, I'm still in the process.Them: Really? How long does that take?Me: As long as it takes.Them: *blink*Me: Um...somewhere around a year or two. Or until I'm ready.... That … [Read more...]

Coming Out of the Faith Closet

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The process of accepting and sharing my intentions to convert to another faith mirrored my experiences in coming out as a bisexual woman. To “come out” is to allow your inner self to match your outer self. To make sure that others view you in the same light that you view yourself. It’s a proclamation that not only do I know who I am, but that I’ve accepted that version of me as valid and ideal for my soul.The Long Sense of Feeling UnsureMy journey toward just getting to the part where I a … [Read more...]


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