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Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Conversion to Judaism

This course was offered in Fall, 2015.

Conversion panelAre you curious about converting to Judaism — for yourself or someone you love? Perhaps you know someone who is converting and wonder why someone would make that choice. Maybe this is the first time you heard that conversion to Judaism is a possibility. Curious? Confused? Join Jews by choice, born Jews and non-Jews as we work to answer all of your questions about conversion.

If you are a member of a synagogue, you can speak with your own rabbi about conversion. And you are still welcome to come hear from our panel. If you currently do not have a rabbi, this program will help you find one.

Schedule

# Sessions
1
Date & time

Sunday, December 13
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Tuition
Free
Session Time Days Location Instructors
Dec 13 10:30 AM–12:00 PM Sun B'nai Shalom Dawn Kepler

Location

Congregation B'nai Shalom

74 Eckley Lane

Walnut Creek, CA 94596

925-934-9446

Instructors

Dawn Kepler

Dawn KeplerDawn Kepler has worked in programming for interfaith families since 1990. Her programs have been offered at synagogues from all Jewish movements as well as Jewish Community Centers, agencies, and day schools. She developed Building Jewish Bridges: Embracing Interfaith Families in 1998 for Lehrhaus Judaica, in response to a request from the Walter & Elise Haas Fund.

As a synagogue member, Dawn created and chaired the Outreach committee of Oakland’s Temple Sinai for fourteen years. She has chaired the Interfaith Committee of the Union for Reform Judaism, Pacific West region, has served on the Interfaith Advisory Committee for the Jewish Community Federation Endowment Fund, and on the Planning Advisory Committee of Interfaithfamily.com. She is a founding member of the Jewish Intermarriage Professionals Alliance, a national organization.

She has established, Building Jewish Bridges, a service that invites individuals and families to explore the Jewish community and to consider Jewish options. Offering workshops, ongoing couples groups, individual sessions and classes, the program reflects our richly diverse bay area community addressing the concerns of interfaith, multiracial, multiethnic and LGBT families.