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Advice To Potential Converts To Orthodox Judaism

I find myself talking a lot to people interested in converting to Orthodox Judaism. Here’s some advice: * There are five Orthodox Jewish law courts (Batei Din) in Los Angeles that do conversions — the RCC (the most rigorous and … Continue reading

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Converting To Orthodox Judaism Is Hard

How come a lot of people — maybe most people — don’t find converting to Orthodox Judaism more difficult than getting an AA degree from a community college? I think it depends a lot on a person’s temperament. You can … Continue reading

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A Conversation In Norwalk

Friday. 12:30 pm. I’m hanging out at a Starbucks on Pioneer and Firestone in Norwalk. I’ve drunk several iced green teas and I’m feeling good for the first time in a month. Outside, the LA County Sheriff’s department has blocked … Continue reading

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