Convert to judaism?
That's mostly common for marriage and people who believe they
were "born in the wrong faith" and believe they were meant to be
Judaism does not seek converts, but it does accept
them.Conversion is a life-changing and very serious undertaking and
a potential convert should think it over carefully.
Judaism does not proselytize or seek converts, but it does
accept sincere converts.
Conversion is a life-changing and very serious undertaking and a
potential convert should think it over carefully. It must not be
done on a whim or because of temporary circumstances. One who
converts is expected (from then on) to live as a Jew.
The first step would be, without outside help or influence, to get
to know about Judaism. The person who felt interested should hang
around a Jewish community in order to get a sense of whether Jews
and Judaism as it is actually lived appeal to him/her. Also to do
some reading. English-language books on Jewish thought and life can
be found in Hebrew bookstores.
After that, the interested person would approach a Rabbi and ask
about enrolling in a relevant formal course of study. This can last
for several years and is an integral part of the process, since
he/she will have to actually practice the religion.
Once that is completed, the convert immerses in a mikveh (ritual
immersion); and, for uncircumcised males, undergoes