Conversion to Judaism: Halakha, Hashkafa, and Historic Challenge | Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals


Conversion to Judaism: Halakha, Hashkafa, and Historic Challenge | Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals.

Author: Matthew Zachary Gindin

Freelance journalist and teacher. I write regularly for the Forward, All That In Interesting, and the Jewish Independent, and have been published in Religion Dispatches, Situate Magazine, Elephant Journal, and elsewhere.

2 thoughts on “Conversion to Judaism: Halakha, Hashkafa, and Historic Challenge | Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals”

  1. This is a genuinely frustrating article to read, simply because the arguments seem so strong and yet it’s hard to imagine how to crack such a firmly rooted structure as the current system of conversion seems to have become. Please G-d, more of this stand point will begin to surface…

    1. Please God! By the way, you can become a student member of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals for only $18 a year and they’ll send you some free literature on various topics in halacha and hashkafa.

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