Ruth from a Convert's Point of View

By Sarah Luria

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), November 2008

According to the author, who is a convert to Judaism, The Book of Ruth suggests that conversion has always been an integral part of Jewish life. She asserts that if we remember that, we are irrevocably tied to our ancestors by virtue of who we have been, who we are, and whom we love. In addition, the author discusses her hyphenated identity.

Topic: Jewish Identification, Conversion, Jewish Text

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.39/no.654

Page Number(s): 4

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Luria, Sarah. Ruth from a Convert's Point of View. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). November 2008: 4. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6931


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