The decision to become Jewish dates back to the Book of Ruth, whose heroine made this same choice. We can put a modern twist on conversion by adding prayers, actions and blessings—adding our own voices to the ongoing story of the Jewish people.
A ceremony for an 11-year-old child's conversion to Judaism [more]
A poem about entering the mikveh for conversion [more]
Words of welcome and blessing for the rabbi to say before the convert enters the mikveh [more]
A synagogue welcomes a new convert [more]
A meditation for the mikveh invoking God's healing presence [more]
An opportunity to join with others and be witnessed in any life transition, both external and internal [more]
Originally written for the period of Teshuvah — return — preceding the High Holy Days [more]