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A Dominican-American Convert To Orthodox Judaism

From The Jewish Press: Why did you start blogging? I started the conversion process; I was 25 years old. Every Shabbat meal, someone would ask me, “Why are you in the conversion process?” One of my friends, Drew Kaplan, was … Continue reading

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Coming To Judaism

Rabbi Avi Shafran writes: A long, long time ago, when I was much younger, even more foolish and living in California, I used a motorcycle for personal transportation. I remember once riding my mid-sized Honda, tzitzit-fringes flying behind me, into … Continue reading

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