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#1 of 5 Old 10-17-2010, 10:44 PM - Thread Starter
 
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i suppose that is how i would describe it... i have recently felt very drawn to Judaism, but feel very conflicted about it in a way. i was raised in and am currently part of the Armenian Orthodox Church and as much as i appreciate it and love the ritual of it, i don't really get much out of it. the services are in Armenian which i only have a cursory understanding of at best. the sermon is in english, but that's it.
in an effort to be respectful of my husband and his beliefs i began taking our ds to various activities at a local synagogue from the time he was about 9 months old, there i found friends and a sense of community that have never known in my church.
I guess i feel like embracing my interest in Judaism would be like letting my own heritage slip away.
i am wondering i guess how to balance or reconcile this. or how i can pass on my heritage, which is DEEPLY rooted in Christianity while exploring my interest in another faith.

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anyone??

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anyone??
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i did thank you! i will give it a try. it is the Armenian culture i am most interested in preserving, the issue is that the religion and the culture are practically one and the same...

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I know that some synagogues have classes for people who want to learn more about Judaism. Maybe you could sign up for some classes to at least learn more about it.

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