It’s Not Over Yet

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This is the second time I've attempted to write about the topic of Christian proselytization efforts toward the Jewish people. When I originally wrote this post, I was angry and annoyed and full of unnecessary snark. I really want to say, "Look! This isn't right!", but I was going about it the wrong way. So here I am, writing this post. Again. Except that today is the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, and this topic fits right in. I originally conceived of this post when the big … [Read more...]

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...]


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