Controversional Conversion Story

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In one of my web surfing journeys, I discovered an article about a controversial school assignment that I wish I had been assigned back in the day. A school in Guernsey (a British island off the coast of France) asked its 12- and 13-year-old students to pretend that they had decided to convert to Islam… Continue reading Controversional Conversion Story

Jewish Conversion Story

Ten years ago this weekend, I converted to Judaism. When I started the year-long series of conversion classes back in 2000, I realized that what the religion taught was what I'd believed my entire life. Among the highlights for me: there is not concept of original sin (that came from the Greeks), and for forgiveness,… Continue reading Jewish Conversion Story