Albert Einstein reportedly once said that he wished he hadn’t been born Jewish so that he could have chosen it for himself.
This week we celebrated Shavuot, a holiday commemorating the anniversary of God giving the Torah to the Jewish people on Mount Sinai. On this holiday Jews “renew” their acceptance of the Torah. As such, this holiday seems an appropriate time as any to discuss those others who have chosen Judaism and converted. But first, a history lesson and some personal stories… Continue reading