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Feb 25, 2022

Tani Frank, Director of Hartman's Center for Judaism and State Policy, discusses new conversion legislation in a conversation with journalist Yardena Schwartz.

Feb 1, 2022

Tani Frank, Director of the Center for Judaism and State Policy at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, discusses new legislation on the issue of conversion.

Sep 5, 2020

Jun 23, 2020

Donniel Hartman discusses interfaith marriage, conversion, aliyah and contemporary Judaism with Elchanan Nir of Makor Rishon (Hebrew with English subtitles)

Jan 16, 2019

Groundbreaking Rabbi Angela Buchdahl explains why she changed her mind on Jewish intermarriage.

Dec 3, 2017

When it comes to conversion, the Jewish people must decide whether and how it wishes to exist, and what its ties are to Jewish tradition

Apr 18, 2017

If someone deeply wants to convert to Judaism, I am in favor of making it as easy as possible not only for non-Jews planning to marry Jews. There is no conviction in that.

Dec 23, 2015

The conversion ritual bears the basic questions of Jewish existence and, crucially, the questions of Jewish identification and identity.

Dec 5, 2014

Panel discussion from JOFA Conference featuring Elana Stein Hain, Asher Lopatin, and Mark Dratch, moderated by Laura Shaw-Frank

Dec 1, 2014

Conversionary marriage has a higher incidence of Jewish identity for the couple and their children than non-conversionary marriage

Nov 2, 2014

One must enable different Israeli communities to build meaningful conversion processes of their own that will reflect today's Israeli Jewish community.

Jun 2, 2014

The October 2013 Pew Report underscored the fragility of the Jewish future in North America, and has led to anguished discussions regarding how to decrease the number of Jews relinquishing Judaism in favor of other options.

Feb 7, 2008

Rather than worry about the religious intention of the would-be convert, the rabbis ought to concern themselves with the future of his children

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