Since her conversion, Ayanna Nahmias has gone on a lot of bad dates with Orthodox Jews. Now that her biracial son is of age, how can she instill in him the hope of finding a loving Jewish partner?
I have a confession: I am a convert regarding conversions. That’s the stark realization I reached as chairman of the Rabbinical Council of America’s recent conversion review committee.
EDITORIAL: When it comes to conversion, America and Israel seem to be headed in two different directions. Is this really the moment for Israel to shun would-be Jews?
There’s some tantalizingly interesting material in the final report of a committee charged with reviewing the way the Rabbinical Council of America, the country’s main Orthodox rabbinical association, deals with conversion.
After facing criticism for its handling of inappropriate behavior by a convert-supervising rabbi who turned out to be a mikvah-peeping voyeur, the country’s main centrist Orthodox rabbinical group has released key guidelines aimed at preventing abuses during the conversion process.
A committee established by the Rabbinical Council of America to review its conversion processes has submitted its report featuring recommendations in nine areas of the process.
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.