Romance Bloomed for a Jew and an Asian American, Until Tribalism Trumped Love

I said I’d convert to placate my boyfriend. But his family would never disregard the fact that I was Korean.

The Freudian Became a Catholic

Karl Stern, Canadian psychiatrist and writer, was in his day a famous Catholic convert. Why has he been forgotten?

Rabbi Wolpe’s Picks: Considering Conversion

Pledges of Allegiance, by David Ellenson and Daniel Gordis

Ed Koch Pal Cardinal O’Connor Actually Jewish

Research shows Archbishop of New York’s mother was born Jewish, converted

Testing Positive for Judaism: Unlocking a Family’s Genetic Secret

A genetic test for Tay-Sachs revealed surprising results—and helped my husband and me discover what Judaism means to us

‘Go Down, Moses’: Engaging With My Complex Musical Heritage at Passover

As a black classical singer, I avoided singing negro spirituals—until Yiddish music helped me hear them in a new way as a Jew

How Froot Loops Helped Me Create a Culinary Connection to the Jewish World

Since both my parents were converts to Judaism, my family didn’t have any Jewish recipes to pass down. So I created my own.

Natalie Portman’s Husband Converting to Judaism

French dancer Benjamin Millepied says he feels very connected to Israel

Can a Jew Love Christmas Music?

For one convert to Judaism, that’s the question of the season

How Christmas Helped Me Discover—and Eventually Reclaim—My Jewish Roots

When I was a child, my family’s history was hidden from me. Now I’ve made sure that my own child will always know where she came from.

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