Answers to Questions by Yair Davidiy (8 August 2017, 16 Av, 5777)
Â How do I ask a rabbi to convert to Judaism three times and how do I respond to the first two refusals?Â
Ruth 1 (NASB):
Â 15 Then she said, â€˜Behold, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and her gods; return after your sister-in-law.â€™ 16 But Ruth said, â€˜Do not urge me to leave you or turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God, my God. 17 Where you die, I will die, and there I will be buried. Thus may the LORD do to me, and worse, if anything but death parts you and me.â€™ 18 When she saw that she was determined to go with her, she said no more to her.
Conversion to Judaism means Orthodox Conversion if you want a conversion that will be accepted by all Jewish communities and by the State of Israel. Contact your nearest Rabbi or Orthodox Jewish Community representative. Ask them what to do. They will probably be pleasant and polite and give you all relevant information. If they do not supply satisfactory answers contact another Orthodox Rabbi and so on. After you have learnt a little inquire again about conversion. If you are rejected insist on continuing. Come back next day. Ring up. It may go quickly or it may take time. It is largely up to you.