Rabbinical Assembly members work with conversion candidates all over the world, helping to guide them on the path toward Jewish life. The Rabbinical Assembly also sponsors conversion institutes in a number of local regions.
Note: We are not affiliated with nor do we endorse conversions by the Chicago Conversion Bet Din or by Rabbi Jonathan Ginsburg. [More Info]
We also suggest you read the following books:
- Embracing Judaism, by Simcha Kling, revised by Carl M. Perkins (Rabbinical Assembly, 1999). Rabbi Kling's book is a text used by many Conservative Jewish converts.
- Your People, My People: Finding Acceptance and Fulfillment as a Jew by Choice, by Lena Romanoff with Lisa Hostein (Jewish Publication Society, 1990). This is an easy-to-read guidebook written by a convert for other converts.
- Choosing Judaism, by Lydia Kukoff (UAHC Press, 1981). This book, also by a convert, discusses conversion from a Reform Jewish perspective.
- Becoming a Jew, by Maurice Lamm (Jonathan David, 1991). Rabbi Lamm presents conversion from an Orthodox Jewish point of view.
- The Book of Jewish Belief, by Louis Jacobs (Behrman House, 1984). Rabbi Jacobs clearly discusses the basic ideas of Jewish thought.
- The Book of Jewish Practice, by Louis Jacobs (Behrman House, 1987). In this companion volume, Rabbi Jacobs describes many central Jewish religious practices.