This Shavuot, three American women recount what led them to convert to Judaism
One is a gay activist, the other fell in love, and another hails from the Bible Belt; unlikely stories of finding Judaism in one’s own image.
Tera Greene had always felt at home among Jews. Her closest friends growing up were Jewish. Her colleagues later in life were Jewish. A formative figure in her life was her grandfather, who developed an affinity for all things Jewish while working at a kosher deli in Brooklyn. And most of her childhood summers were spent at overnight camps, where she learned to value one of the ultimate Jewish-American...
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