Sometimes after living a Jewish life, with a Jewish spouse, a person begins to think of conversion. But they may worry that converting with upset the apple cart. Maybe my spouse will see me differently or suddenly expect more from me. Or will they even accept that I can become what they are? Sometimes a…Read More »
Where We Are Heading?
Abi & Andy with their kids Lori Voices From Our Community Imagining What’s Next Activists, environmentalists, single mothers, Israelis, interfaith couples, Jews of color, spiritual seekers, grandchildren of Holocaust survivors, adopted, transgendered – describe anyone you know? Join us Sunday, Feb. 26, from 1-5 p.m. at the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto. I am…Read More »
Introduction to the Jewish Experience
Have you been considering taking an introduction or beginning Judaism class? Anytime is a good time to start. Many bay area classes have rolling enrollment; so say you entered the class in March, you would finish up in Feb. or 2013. You wouldn’t be going to class non-stop, but classes would feed into each other…Read More »
LGBT and Converting to Judaism Panel
Did you know that some people don’t know that you can convert to Judaism? Others figure you can’t convert if you’re gay. Wrong! Join a panel of LGBTQ folks who have converted to Judaism to learn about their process, their questions and worries. Also, how is it working out being a gay/bi/or transgendered Jew? They…Read More »