Tag: gers

  • Interesting Gers: Martha Nussbaum

    Almost five years ago now, I converted to Judaism. I did so because of a complex set of personal reasons including spiritual growth, intellectual development and love. When I was going through the conversion process, I gazed at my own navel a lot on a now defunct blog where I also wrote a couple of […]

  • Interesting Gers: Martha Nussbaum

    I am going to start a new Friday feature here on Nom De Ger. A short little profile on an interesting or inspiring convert to Judaism. First up, an intellectual hero of mine, Martha Nussbaum. Martha Nussbaum is one of the most important poltical philosophers working today. She teaches at the University of Chicago, has […]