Category Archives: Shir Tikvah

Closer than you think!

Well, the High Holy Days are approaching already… Closer than you think!  Only a month and a half-ish til Rosh Hashanah!  Remembering this, I was in the neighborhood of my synagogue today and thought it would be a good time … Continue reading

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Conversion: My Personal Statement

Below is the personal statement that I wrote and submitted to my sponsoring Rabbi, Rabbi Michael Latz @ Shir Tikvah in Minneapolis.  It will be provided to the other members of the Beit Din that will be meeting with me on … Continue reading

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April 16 is the big day!

After nearly two years of study under the guidance of two different rabbis in two different cities, my immersion date has been booked at the mikveh!!!  I met with Rabbi Latz at Shir Tikvah for one of our monthly meetings … Continue reading

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12 Weeks!?

At the end of my meeting with Rabbi Latz today, he said he feels that I will probably be ready for the mikveh within the next 3 months or so.  He wants to have 2 more meetings and then I … Continue reading

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Reading up before the next meeting

Reading up on the Talmud in this book was the “assignment” given to me by Rabbi Latz at our last meeting in July.  I have my next meeting with him next Monday, so I am reading over the chapter again, … Continue reading

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In the Sukkah last Shabbat

Enjoyed some cider with brandy in the Shir Tikvah sukkah this past Friday night!

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New Reading Material

I met with Rabbi Latz at Shir Tikvah in Minneapolis today to discuss the continuation of my conversion process. It was a wonderful meeting. He was completely receptive to me and my journey and had no hesitation about being the … Continue reading

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