The process varies from movement to movement, but certain rituals are common to all of them.
How to find an introductory Judaism class.
Differences between the movements grow out of more basic disagreements in philosophy and belief.
Directories for locating synagogues and other Jewish institutions in your area.
Looking for a Judaism 101 book to start your Jewish learning?
What you need to know about converting to Judaism.
A ritual welcome for converts at Passover.
How much do you know about conversion to Judaism?
Becoming Jewish requires careful consideration and extensive self-examination.
For some converts to Judaism, it can take time to truly feel like a member of the tribe.
Jewish tradition respects both the totality of a convert's transformation and the continued ties to their family of origin.
Suggestions for the Jew-by-choice or the person who recently married into the Jewish community.
Liberal Jews who support outreach claim that active proselytism was the Jewish tradition until the Roman Empire outlawed conversion to Judaism under penalty of death.
One of the joys of being "like a newborn baby" after the conversion is that you get to pick a Hebrew name--which is easier than you may think.
Comprehensive knowledge of Judaism isn't a prerequisite for conversion, only a desire to be Jewish and a readiness to align one's fate with the Jewish people.