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Posts Tagged: converting to Judaism

January 1, 2018 1:28 pm
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How to Solve the Jewish Conversion Crisis

Conversion is a serious matter. It signals a transformation and involves a tremendous amount of soul-searching. Human beings are more than just accumulations of plasma,...

August 2, 2016 4:40 am
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It’s Time for the Jews to Proselytize

No matter how you look at the demographic studies, one thing is clear: the number of Jewish people is not increasing; we continue to lose...

July 22, 2016 3:25 am
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Conversion Confusion

We know well enough by now that the status of conversions to Judaism is an unholy, inconsistent, politicized and often corrupt mess. As a people...

June 15, 2016 7:09 am
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Leaving the Fold and Returning to It: Two Tales of Adjustment

I did something recently that I said I wasn't going to do anymore: I read an online essay by a woman who left the "ultra-Orthodox"...

June 9, 2016 3:45 am
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Would You Convert Like Yitro?

As we are confronted with a serious increase in the number of Jews who have not only left the fold, but are actively involved in...

Culture

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...

Features

Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

World

UK Jewish Students, Advocates Say Labour Encouraging Campus Antisemitism

Concerns over antisemitism affect the university selection process of some Jewish students in the United Kingdom, with advocates blaming the Labour Party’s failure to address anti-Jewish discrimination within its own...

Israel

Israelis in the South Scramble to Shelter Under Barrage of Rockets Fired Fr...

JNS.org - The residents of southern Israel faced a barrage of rockets from Gaza early Wednesday morning, with a whopping 45...

Middle East

Israeli Drone Crashes in Syria, No Sensitive Material at Risk

JNS.org - An Israeli drone crashed in Syrian territory Tuesday evening, as troops loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad prepared an assault on the rebel-held Quneitra and Daraa. The cause of the...

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