Tag Archives: conversion

Among Those in the Room…

Dr. Gail Labovitz
April 10, 2013

I am a Jew by birth and actually do feel that even in the modern era of fluid and optional identities, being Jewish is something more than a choice for me.  Moreover, my Jewish identity is more than religious; it is an identity that is ethnic and cultural.  It is true that I have made More »


We are all Jews by Choice

Rabbi Justin Goldstein
April 5, 2013

It has always fascinated me that a people who make up but a mere .02% of the world have a litany of words to identify the other 99.8% of people.  Over the generations, our language to describe “the other” has changed, varying in its degree of offensiveness to modern sensibilities.  I know myself, and I More »