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Becoming American
Lori Almost Live

Becoming American

Like becoming a Jew, it takes real knowledge and commitment.

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Published: June 18, 2011


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Visitor Comments: 33

(30) Anonymous, July 3, 2011 6:59 PM

Allegiance to whom?

I have the same dilemma, in a very similar situation, but my worry is...can I, before G-d, pledge allegiance to the US, if there is a possibility that...let me put it this way...what would happen if, G-d forbid, it would turn it's back to, or even go against Israel? Please, anybody, advice, words of wisdom?

(29) LILIAN UZIEL, June 29, 2011 9:18 PM

hearing lori´s diferent talks

i like very much whatever she talks off, i am from mexico and i like to hear any off her themes, i learn a lot about them

(28) Leonard, June 29, 2011 8:56 AM

The test is easy

Don't worry about the test. I'm sure you'll pass. The test is intended to be easy enough so that Americans could pass if they had to. Actually, you'll probably be upset that the questions were too easy.

(27) Goldie, June 24, 2011 12:28 AM

Hi Lori: I am sure you will pass with flying colors (American spelling) lol - wishing you all the best!! GoldieS from Toronto

(26) Mark, June 23, 2011 5:50 PM

Conversion

My rabbi always told me that conversion is irrevocable. Once a gentile converts (in accordance with Halachah) he/she is Jewish forever, there is no return. Conversion , through Brit Milah and Mikveh is an eternal pact with the God of Israel. It is an admittance first into the Jewish Nation and an acceptance of the God of Israel: "Your people will be my people and your God my God". I think it is in the Talmud: "One who is submersed and rises, is Jewish in everything; an if he regrets, he is like a kofer. "Taval Vealah yehudi lekhol davar, veim hozer bo, dino ke din kofer."

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