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Choosing Judaism: My Father’s Story and My Own


At a recent Shabbat, a guest at our services asked the person staffing our welcome table, "Is the rabbi here Jewish?" What the person meant was, "Is the rabbi a convert?" Many have shared with me over the years, as our congregation has grown, that acquaintances of theirs have told them, on good authority, that Rabbi Finley "is not really Jewish."

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