Families and Conversion: A Complex Story

By Toby Kovacs

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), November 2008

The author describes his gradual transition to Judaism out of a mainly Christian background. Though he and his wife had earlier believed they could simultaneously observe two religious traditions, once they had two children their desire for a deeper commitment forced them to choose. He describes his conversion to Judaism as a process of rediscovery and reinvention.

Topic: Jewish Identification, Conversion, Christianity, Family, Marriage

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.39/no.654

Page Number(s): 7-8

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Kovacs, Toby. Families and Conversion: A Complex Story. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). November 2008: 7-8. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6935


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