If we are to develop a formula for conversion acceptable to all the Jewish movements, everyone will need to take a step toward the middle.
A topical over view of contemporary issues in conversion.
Conversion transforms formerly neutral territory into emotionally fraught real estate.
Plenty of empathy and emotional support can help most parents to understand and ultimately accept their child's decision to convert.
The concept of peace is deeply ingrained in the Jewish legal and ethical system.
As Jacob descends to Egypt he calls on the God of Isaac to assure him that this decision is correct.