Jewish D.C. has been abuzz in the past weeks since the election about a possible new family in their midst: the Trump/Kushner family. How will residents of their chosen community accept the couple and their three children? Reports have been mixed. Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump, married to Jared Kushner, is the ultimate ger in Washington: both a stranger in a strange land and a convert.
I am a Jew by choice, I was raised a Muslim, and my mother is an ordained Baptist minister. This year, for the first time ever, my mother decided to put up a Christmas tree.
I read Korean comic books based on the Talmud when I was little with rabbis as cartoon characters, but that was the extent of my interaction with Judaism. Now I’m on my way to becoming Jewish.
Steven Hayes, who was convicted in the 2007 murder of a woman and her two daughters, sued the state’s Department of Corrections in August for allegedly not serving him kosher food.
The Freundel scandal isn’t the first time we’ve heard of a rabbi exploiting his power over converts, Eliyahu Fink writes. We’re all responsible for allowing this to happen again.
A Reform Jewish leader joined an interfaith delegation in meeting with the Sudanese ambassador to protest the death sentence of a woman convicted of converting to Christianity.
Most single women who convert to Judaism do so only after they meet a nice Jewish guy. But some young people make the switch because it just feels right.
Benjamin Millepied, the choreographer husband of Hollywood superstar Natalie Portman, says he is converting: ‘I will become a Jew.’
A group that seeks to convert Jews to Christianity removed from its website references to a scheduled fundraiser appearance by George W. Bush, though a Bush spokesman said the former president still plans to attend.
George W. Bush and ‘convert the Jews’ evangelical Christians do not have our interests at heart, Jay Michaelson writes. They have their own agenda — and it involves our destruction.