Monthly Archives: October 2009

The Shul Story

The Whole Conversion Story Part 1 – This Is It ::  Part 2 – The Mikvah Story Part 3 – The Shul Story In our community, the final step in the conversion process is to stand before the congregation, deliver … Continue reading

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The Mikvah Story

Arriving Friday, October 23rd, 2009 |  4 Cheshvan 5770 It’s a little after nine in the morning. Brian and I are driving out to the geographic heart of Jewish St. Louis, past Interstate 170, the asphalt curtain that divides the … Continue reading

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This Is It.

These will be among my last words as a gentile. Step One of Three Yesterday I locked myself in one of our rabbi’s offices with another member of our congregation, a very gentle man, an OB/GYN and certified mohel, trained … Continue reading

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OMG! I’m Becoming a Jew in, like, Less Than Three Weeks!

Between working two jobs and the intense spiritual work of the High Holidays, I haven’t had a lot of mental space in which to contemplate the Very Big Thing happening in less than three weeks. I’m feeling a greater gut-level … Continue reading

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