Tag: Jews by Choice

Special Blessing on Friday night for Jews by Choice

Our new ‘Jews by Choice’, will be called to the Bimah to receive their certificates and a special blessing during the Kabbalat Shabbat Service this Friday night.

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Seeking stories from Jews by Choice

We have heard from Chava Fleming from the U.K., who is planning to publish an e-book on the stories of those who are Jews by Choice, either through a formal process of conversion or through rediscovery of their Jewish roots. If you are a Jew by Choice, you are invited to contact Chava by email …

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Mikveh/Tevilah now available for Jews by Choice

At the time that some of our members completed their conversion, the SAUPJ did not have access to a mikveh, the ritual pool we use for, among other things, immersing new converts as part of the process of becoming Jewish. Although many Progressive communities don’t insist on this ritual, in South Africa we would like …

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