“Connecting these youngsters with Judaism is only the beginning,” said the rabbi.
Finally, the truth comes out.
“She’s a big girl. She’s a smart girl. If that’s what she wants to do, then that’s what she wants to do. I support her. I trust her.’”
Yeshiva spokesperson: “We sensed after a while that he was a real meshugeneh. This was not evident immediately. He was quite knowledgeable in Torah.”
Rabbi Haskel Lookstein, who converted Ivanka, was rejected two years ago but this time made the cut. Mazel Tov!
Assuming that any female convert joined Judaism for marriage is offensive, misogynistic and wrong.
Previously, all conversions must be gone through the Orthodox Chief Rabbinate.
“It almost seemed like both myself and my suggested date were ‘damaged goods.’”
Judaism is both a joyous and solemn (and holistic) expression of being, not simply an article of clothing that can be taken off and on as one pleases.
As someone who has myself converted to Judaism, I find Salazar’s narrative deeply offensive. Her conversion is an insult to converts.