Jewish practice

The Only Game in Town: Navigating the Conversion Charade

Dr Michal Kravel Tovi, assistant professor of sociology and anthropology at Tel Aviv University, discusses her new book “When the State Winks: The Performance of Jewish Conversions in Israel”, an account of the conversion process female migrants choose to undergo in the hopes of accelerating their integration into Israeli society.

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My Halakha, Your Halakha: Between Jewish Law and Jewish Life

Dr. Leon Wiener Dow, a fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, discusses his new book which explores the relationship between God, law prayer, practice, and community in Jewish law.

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