I am interested in the faith of Judaism. I am curious about being “informally Jewish”. This is because I am interested in this religion because of its history and willingness to be open. I am not willing to be completely kosher (I mean this in the sense of not eating pork), but I want to call myself Jewish and be a Jew. Is that sufficient?


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No. It is not sufficient to simply call yourself a Jew without certain procedures. You must undergo a conversion practice as explained by the rabbis. However, you can remain a non-Jew by being a Noahide and keeping the Seven Laws of Noah Commandments. However, if a gentile converts, he keeps the same Torah as a Jew. Thus, whether Jew or gentile; all people are created equal.


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