The Jewish Agency for Israel plans to establish special overseas courts for people wishing to convert to Judaism.
Last week, the news surfaced that “Queen of Porn” Jenna Jameson may be converting to Judaism. She’s in good company. Here are 7 other members of the Tribe who made their names in porn.
Jenna Jameson, once known as the ‘Queen of Porn,’ may soon be the queen of Shabbat. Lior Zaltzman explains why the adult film legend has started cooking kosher.
A federal appeals court on Monday rejected a fresh challenge to New Jersey’s ban on so-called gay conversion therapy for minors, saying the prohibition does not violate the rights of either children or their parents.
The Jewish world has long grappled with consequences of intermarriage. Steven M. Cohen and Joy Levitt say we should embrace the reverse trend: people marrying into the Tribe can be considered Jewish.
Passover is especially meaningful — and challenging — when you’re converting. Take it from Kelsey Osgood, who felt like a ‘stranger in a strange land’ at her first Seder.
My cousin and I are both dating non-Jews who are considering converting. Is it wrong to ask our grandfather to tone down the Seder this year so they get a nicer impression of Judaism?
A flyer published in late February declared that liberal Jews — whether liberal Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, or otherwise — account for more than 600,000 Israelis. That many votes, the flyer said, could account for 10 seats in Knesset, a substantial party.
The 2015 David Twersky Journalism Award has been awarded to Forward editor-in-chief Jane Eisner for a June editorial calling for an easing of the Jewish conversion process.
One of Israel’s two chief rabbis said he would not recognize conversions performed by municipal rabbis despite a government directive validating them.