The Reluctant Rebbitzen: Converting into a Secular Family

By James Morgan

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), November 2008

The author describes his transition from a lapsed Episcopalian to a religious Jew and rabbi, and the challenges that it posed in his marriage to a Jewish woman who was highly supportive but unmoved by his enthusiasm. He concludes that as a convert, he tries to maintain the sense of awe and gratitude that brought him to Judaism.

Topic: Conversion, Christianity, Marriage, Clergy

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.39/no.654

Page Number(s): 6

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Morgan, James. The Reluctant Rebbitzen: Converting into a Secular Family. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). November 2008: 6. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6934


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