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Scholar’s spiritual journey to Judaism began in Vatican

By Donald H. Harrison EL CAJON, California – A doctoral student in religious anthropology told the Fletcher Hills Kiwanis Club on Saturday morning, Oct. 24, that her spiritual journey, which included conversion to Judaism, began one morning on a high school trip from San Diego County to St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City. Jenn Lindsay, […]

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SDJW salutes its September 2015 writers

SAN DIEGO (SDJW) – During the month of August, San Diego Jewish World was privileged to publish works by the following writers and photographers.   We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you and to publicly express our appreciation. To access works by these contributors on San Diego Jewish World, type or copy their name into the […]

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A Progressive Jew experiences Orthodox Yom Kippur

By Jenn Lindsay ROME, Italy–On Kol Nidre night that year, it was raining at dusk. I decided not to ride my bike to the progressive Yom Kippur service on the Boston University campus. If I rode my bike, I would get too thirsty coming home and I wouldn’t keep the holiday fast. So I went to […]

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SDJW thanks its July 2015 contributors

SAN DIEGO (SDJW) – During the month of July, San Diego Jewish World was privileged to publish works by the following writers and photographers.   We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you and publicly express our appreciation. To access works by these contributors on San Diego Jewish World, type or copy their name […]

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San Diego woman tells of her selfie with the Pope

By Jenn Lindsay VATICAN CITY — Recently I attended an audience with Pope Francis with the International Council of Christians and Jews. It was my second audience, as I had also gained access to the Vatican’s elaborate reception room through the Pontifical Institute for the Study of Arabic and Islam. The journey into the heart of […]

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Scholar of religion tells her Jewish journey

By Jenn Lindsay ROME, Italy –I was recently asked to tell the story of my Jewish journey. I think of this journey in terms of steps: discovery, exploration, commitment, deepening, challenge, compromise, and simplicity. Until now I restrained myself from writing too explicitly about my Jewish journey because it has been a circuitous path, perhaps […]

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Posted in Jewish Religion, Lindsay_Jenn, Middle East, USA

The Pope and ‘the Jewess’

By Jenn Lindsay VATICAN CITY — We were on our way to meet Pope Francis. We—the participants in the 50th anniversary meeting of the Pontifical Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies—departed together from the Urbaniana campus and rode an escalator cut inside the Janiculum Hill that dumped us out in front of the colonnades of Saint […]

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Posted in International, Jewish Religion, Lindsay_Jenn, The World We Share


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