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Posts Tagged ‘ conversion ’

The Book of Mormon…in Yiddish?

January 23, 2014
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You may associate the Book of Mormon with show-stopping musical numbers and lots of Tony awards, but before it was a hit musical the Book of Mormon was…a book. In fact, it was the foundation of the Mormon religion. Mormonism places an especially high value on proselytizing (including, notoriously, baptizing people who are already…

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The “Kosher Convert” Cooking Show

January 14, 2013
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The world of kosher cooking is an ever-expanding one, filled with textures and flavors far…

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The Rebbe’s Christian Son

November 6, 2012
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Members of the Chabad-Lubavitch sect of Hasidism love nothing more than telling stories about their rebbes. One…

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Conversion from A to Z

April 24, 2012
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Converts to Judaism don’t always get the sweetest deal.…

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Third Time’s the Charm

January 18, 2012
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There’s a man at a comedy club wearing…

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Murder, Poisons, and Conversos

January 5, 2012
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Dr. Rodrigo López was born in Portugal in the 16th…

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A Holiday from the Black Plague

December 21, 2011
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In The Decameron, a group of 10 young people–three…

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The Convert’s Burden

December 2, 2011
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In the 1800s and early 1900s, many Jews…

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Choosing to Be Jewish

February 23, 2011
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Derek’s parents are divorced. He lives with his…

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