Journey to Judaism: An Art Show

Journey to Judaism An Artful Exploration of Jewish concepts, people, and places Local artist, Beth Bourland, converted to Judaism in 2020. Because she is a watercolorist she chose to document her journey not through writing, but through painting. An award winning artist, Beth sought out visual Jewish elements that illuminated her learning.  She visited the…

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If I convert, will I be accepted as Jewish?

(This article was first published in my Mixed and Matched column for the J-weekly on August 29, 2014) Dear Dawn, My fiancé is Jewish and I was raised basically Christian but not going to church. I really like his family traditions and am attracted to Judaism. I am thinking of converting, but a Jewish co-worker…

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