Category: Conversion

Communal Acts of Private Intimacy: A Review of Trisha Arlin’s Place Yourself
By Alden Solovy
January 7, 2019
Like the liturgists of old, Arlin’s work troubles us where we are too comfortable and comforts us when we are troubled
Design Your Own Ritual with a Little Help from a Rabbi
By Rabbi Kami Knapp
August 2, 2017
Ritual helps us pay attention. From the joy of a recovery to the grief of a funeral, ritual helps us inhabit the breadth of human experience.
Exploring the Soul in New Podcast "Kaddish"
By Ariana Katz
October 20, 2016
It was a week filled with water—starting with my partner Ever’s conversion to Judaism by immersion in the mikveh, the womb of the universe that moves us from one state of being to the other. 
Constant Reimagining: Using the Mikveh as an Opportunity for Renewal
By Maharat Dasi Fruchter
December 25, 2015
She and I sat next to one another on a small wooden bench outside of the
On Being Jewish
By Erika Davis
January 29, 2015
If you ask any convert to Judaism, they will likely tell you that as daunting as the conversion process can sometimes be, actually being a Jew can be harder that becoming one.

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