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Choosing a Jewish Life: A Handbook for People Converting to Judaism and for Their Family and Friends Hardcover – 1 April 1997

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  • Hardcover : 294 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 9780805241372
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0805241372
  • Product Dimensions : 15.24 x 3.18 x 21.59 cm
  • Publisher : Schocken Books (1 April 1997)
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : 080524137X
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abbi and a convert, I appreciate this book deeply for its sensitivity to the complex feelings of those who are exploring paths to becoming Jewish, and for the deep love of Judaism it conveys. I will give it to every interfaith couple, and recommend that they give it to their parents. It is wonderful! "
--Rachel Cowan, co-author of Mixed Blessings

In the same knowledgeable, reassuring, and respectful style that has made her one of the most admired writers of guides to Jewish practices and rituals, Anita Diamant provides advice and information that can transform the act of conversion into an extraordinary journey of self-discovery and spiritual growth.

Married to a convert herself, Diamant anticipates all the questions, doubts, and concerns, provides a comprehensive explanation of the rules and rituals of conversion, and offers practical guidance toward creating a Jewish identity.

Here you will learn how to choose a rabbi, a synagogue, a de

About the Author

Anita Diamant is the author of The New Jewish Wedding, The New Jewish Baby Book, Living a Jewish Life, and Bible Baby Names. She is a former columnist for The Boston Globe, and her articles have appeared in Parenting Magazine, Parents, McCall's, Reform Judaism, and Hadassah Magazine. She lives in Newton, Massachusetts.

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