Shofar is a community for men who have converted to Judaism or are in the process of conversion. Through online discussions, we hope to develop a lively, thought-provoking place where individuals can talk about important issues unique to male Jews-by-Choice.

About Shofar

Shofar is JOI's online community to help identify gaps in Jewish communal programs and figure out how to better serve men who have recently chosen Judaism.

The Shofar Listserve

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