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Unhappy with Hebrew name after conversion

Hi everyone! I completed my conversion to Judaism a little over a year ago and I’m realizing that I’m really unhappy with the Hebrew name that I ended up picking. I had a name that I really liked but, long story short, I feel like I let my rabbi “talk me into” a different one. I wasn’t being pressured by him or anything but rather I was unsure and open to influence when I should’ve known that my original name was *my* name. Over the last year, I thought I could learn to embrace the one I picked because I do like it but I know in my heart that I made the wrong choice.

I just moved to a new city and I thought that this might be a good time to change my Hebrew name if I can. Are there any options for me? My current Hebrew name is what’s written on my certificate. Do I need to go to the mikveh again with a rabbi? Do I even need to have it corrected on my certificate or am I able to adopt a new name on my own? What, if any, is the process to change a Hebrew name?

Thank you!

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