The people that have trouble converting their children are those who are not religious and do not have anyone who personally knows them. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    There are rabbis who will convert our children. We converted our 4 children through the Rabbinate. The people that have trouble converting their children are those who are not religious and do not have anyone who personally knows them or their Judaism. In Israel, as in the diaspora, you need to have a relationship with your rabbi or your congregation to celebrate any life cycle event. The rabbis need to know you are serious about Judaism and that you will raise the child Jewish. Judaism is not a social club. Also, It might seem like it but Orthodox Judaism doesn't have the monopoly in Judaism. There are other branches of Judaism who will happily convert the kids of a gay couple, they just need to go to synagogue! The questions here are, do you care about Judaism deeply enough to convert your kids? Are you willing to consider Reform or Conservative Judaism as an alternative?

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