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I Am Thinking of Converting to Reform Judaism

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    I recently met someone who I instantly had a connection with, but on a very different level then anyone I have met before. There was something spiritually brewing within me as I spoke to this person and spent a significant amount of time with. The lot of it is, is that I would...
    AdiraMarie AdiraMarie 18-21, F 1 Response May 12, 2013

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    I Converted to Judaism

    I converted to Conservative Judaism sixteen years ago.  Currently I attend a Reform synagogue.  I love the openess and liberal view of religion that Reform Jews have .  I wasn't a very religious Christian--quite open and liberal, and I certainly didn't want to...
    nonexpat nonexpat 46-50 8 Responses Aug 26, 2009

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