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Becoming a Jew

This link will introduce you to the Conversion section of the Reform Judaism website. There you will find articles and information about choosing Judaism.

Intermarried? Reform Judaism Welcomes You

Yours, mine, ours: Every couple begins with two individuals from different backgrounds. Interfaith couples and their families also face the special challenges posed by different religious traditions and sometimes cultures. This link goes to the Interfaith section of the Reform Judaism website where you will find supportive information about healthy interfaith relationships.

What's Missing from Our Congregation?... YOU!

Created to examine the value of belonging to a synagogue and to dispel myths about synagogue membership, this brochure focuses on the synagogue as a house of worship, a house of assembly, and a house of learning.

Glossary of Words and Terms for Jewish Living

Judaism is more than just a religion: it's a culture, a language, a way of life. And, integrated fully into these Jewish traditions are unique words and sayings. Though words may have different roots or origins (Hebrew, Yiddish, German), their meanings are universal throughout the Jewish community. This glossary introduces some of the more common sayings appropriate for lifestyle and holiday events.

Recommended Reading for Interfaith Families

Dealing with interfaith issues can be difficult at times. And, finding relevant information and resources to help you through the matter can also be a challenge. This link will bring you to a file with resources and readings recommended by the URJ.

 Beginnings                 Birth

 Chanukah                   Conversion

 Death                        Jewish Education

 Marriage & Home        Pesach

 Purim                        Rosh Hashanah

 Shabbat                     Shavuot

 Simchat Torah             Sukkot

 Yom HaAtzma-ut         Yom HaShoah

 Yom Kippur

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