Becoming a Jew

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Jonathan David Publishers, 1991 - 462 pages
The author of the highly popular and widely quoted Jewish Way in Death and Mourning and Jewish Way in Love and Marriage now offers a work designed expressly for non-Jews who are contemplating converting, for those who have already converted, and for Jews by birth who wish to gain insight into their heritage.

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User Review  - nproenza - LibraryThing

I strongly recommend this book for those individuals seeking to convert to Halachic Orthodox Judaism. The stories of the individuals that converted, and the struggles that they encountered, make me ... Read full review

Becoming a Jew

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Lamm details conversion to Judaism as a process, a series of rituals, and as an entrance to a new community and lifestyle. Seventeen converts give moving testimony to the difficulties and blessings of ... Read full review

About the author (1991)

Maurice Lamm is the author of many books, including The Jewish Way in Death and Mourning. He is the founder and president of the National Institute for Jewish Hospice, and professor at Yeshiva University's Rabbinical Seminary in New York, where he holds the chair in Professional Rabbinics.

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