Tag Archives: Conversion

St Paul Mikveh

I was out and about today and drove past the place where I became Jewish and thought ‘I don’t have a picture of it. I should probably take one since I am in the neighborhood as a reminder of where … Continue reading

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I’m In!!

Yesterday was my Beit din and immersion. It was a wonderful experience. I definitely was nervous, so I felt like I was rambling answers and redfaced, but in the end they liked what I was saying and saw that I … Continue reading

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Hatafat Dam Brit: DONE

Today on my lunch break I drove from Eden Prairie to the Park Nicollet clinic in St Louis Park to meet Dr Robert Karasov, so he could perform Hatafat Dam Brit on me.  It was quick and relatively painless.  Much … 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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Shalom! Here is a Summer update!

I’ve been really slacking when it comes to this blog.  When I first started it last Fall while in Madison, I did my best to fill it with content.  I have been busy getting into my new role as a … Continue reading

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