By Shannon Gonyou
Without Jewish family, converts usually celebrate Jewish holidays; in quarantine, she found a way
My husband and I celebrated our first Hanukkah together before we were formally Jewish. It was a month before our conversion classes at Anshe Emet Synagogue in Chicago had even begun, but I didn’t want to wait. We had just suffered our second consecutive pregnancy loss and I was desperate to be embraced by the…
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