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Choosing to Be Jewish

February 23, 2011
choosing to be jewish

Derek’s parents are divorced. He lives with his mother in Colorado, where they’reĀ converting to Judaism. He’s nervous, hopeful, and incredibly well-spoken about their plans–“I love being a Jew,” he says. “I think this is what God wants me to do.” Sometimes, he visits his non-Jewish father in Texas. There, Derek’s…

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