Love the Convert, Just Don’t Marry Her

R. Dov Fischer writes: Someone who had converted properly under another rav’s sponsorship once came to me, with tears, saying that a certain person refused to meet her for a date because she was a convert. I had tears, too. I told her that she is blessed because she has an advance warning system to […]

The Ties That Bind

Our previous post discussed a man who had seduced a girl and fathered a child with her, after having promised to marry her, and subsequently abandoned her due to his parents’ objections to the match, on the grounds that the girl was a pauper. The man’s conduct was certainly appalling, and Rav Hoffmann repeatedly refers […]