Congregation Beth El is offering one-on-one meetings with our rabbi for all those interested in conversion to Judaism. 

Converting to Judaism is a joyous event and after a great deal of study and in-depth soul searching, many people welcome the opportunity to become a Jew-by-Choice.

Reform Judaism offers a religious ideology that honors both tradition and individuality. has a wonderful site filled with a wealth of information about conversion - you can reach that page by clicking here.  


If you are interested in pursuing a meeting with Rabbi Katz to discuss Judaism and/or the possibility of converting, please e-mail him privately at

The clip below is a beautiful video by Rabbi Menachem Creditor from Congregation Netivot Shalom in Berkeley, California - dispelling the myth about being rejected three times for conversion to Judaism.

For Conversion Blessings - Click Here

"Conversion Conversations" is a video storytelling project that highlights the stories of six members from Congregation Beth Am, Los Altos Hills, CA, who have converted to Judaism. The movie was funded with help from an Incubator Grant from the Union for Reform Judaism.

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