About: Bob Ortbals Jr.
Jul 10 2014
So You’re Thinking of Converting Your Child
I’m a Jew-by-choice. But my conversion to Judaism wasn’t voluntary. When I was about 4 or 5, my Catholic parents converted and took me and my siblings along with them. I don’t have a great recollection of the process. I … Continue reading
Jun 25 2014
How The Sister I Never Knew Changed My Life
I say that I’m the oldest of five. But that’s a lie. I’m actually the second oldest of six. Four months before my life began, my 16-month-old sister’s ended. She’d be 38 this month. Born with a congenital heart defect, … Continue reading