Conversion

How to Support a Friend Who's Converting to Judaism

Chris Harrison
Treating others in our communities with audacious hospitality is equally important to both Jews and those interested in becoming Jews. If someone you know is taking the leap to embrace a Jewish life, they will need genuine love and support.

I feel drawn to Reform Judaism but I am a queer woman who suffers from depression and anxiety. Is there room in Reform Judaism for someone like me?

Rabbi David Fine
How wonderful that you are seeking to find a religious home – not just a place, but one that resonates with your soul. Not only is there room for you in Reform Judaism, but we welcome you – with open arms, heart, and mind – and we need you! You have a lot to offer and we look forward to meeting you and to getting to know you!

Let's Talk about Israel's Conversion Crisis

Rabbi Gilad Kariv, Anat Hoffman, & Rabbi Noa Sattath, Director of the Israel Religious Action
June 5, 2018

Almost one year ago, the Knesset started the crisis by passing a bill in its first reading that would only recognize conversions performed in Israel under the auspices of the ultra-Orthodox Chief Rabbinate.