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Featured Jewish Conversion Qs

Discussion in 'Interfaith Discussion' started by Oliver George, Jan 12, 2018.

  1. Oliver George

    Oliver George New Member

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    I am at the point where I think Judaism is what is right for me, ( I would follow reform ).
    But the nearest jewish reform community to me is roughly 1.5 - 2 Hours away.
    Would I be a able to convert, given this circumstance. ( I would be committed and fully concentrated ).
    Many Thanks.
     
  2. Jedster

    Jedster Bazinga

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    Hello and welcome to RF.
    There is a reform rabbi here, @RabbiO , who will probably answer you after Shabbat has gone out.
     
  3. Rival

    Rival Mondasian
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    If you wanted to be part of an Orthodox community then you would have to move. I don't know about Reform Judaism.
     
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  4. Jayhawker Soule

    Jayhawker Soule <yawn> ignore </yawn>
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    You might wish to *read The Importance of the Community (Kehilla) in Judaism and then, if still interest, seek to initiate a dialogue the nearest (Reform) rabbi.

    * I would also recommend reading Jewish Literacy.

    L'shalom ...
     
  5. Flankerl

    Flankerl Well-Known Member

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    Well that would be a long drive. If it was Orthodox the answer would be no. But why not just give them a call and meet them?
     
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  6. Tarheeler

    Tarheeler Argumentative Curmudgeon
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    That will ultimately be up to the rabbi. You should call him/her and discuss it.
     
  7. Oliver George

    Oliver George New Member

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    Thankyou for the answers ... Will do..
    :)
     
  8. RabbiO

    RabbiO הרב יונה בן זכריה

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    You should speak with the rabbi and ideally meet with the rabbi in person. As long as you're going to do that, I'm simply going to wish you well on your journey, wherever it takes you.

    If you're not going to speak with the rabbi, the we'll need to have a conversation.
     
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