Tamar Fox

My Adopted Daughter Becomes a Jew

A very inclusive conversion ritual

adira ritualFor years, when people asked me how many children I had, I wasn’t sure how to answer. It could be anything from 0–3. I have one stepdaughter who lives with us half the time. I have one foster daughter who lived with us for nine months before she was reunited with her mom, but they still remained close, spending lots of time with us. And I had one foster daughter who came to us when she was two months old.

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  • Lisa

    Mazel tov! It’s great that adoption and conversion are possibilities, rather than our limiting ourselves to creating families only by making kids “from scratch”. Charisma has found the kind of wonderful, loving home that every child should have.