Lohan plans conversion to Judaism


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Lindsay Lohan announced on her Facebook page that she plans to convert to Judaism.

The actress, who comes from a Catholic family, made the announcement before flying into London for the weekend bar mitzvah of Jewish girlfriend Samantha Ronson’s half-brother. She visited the Westminster Synagogue twice over the weekend, according to the Daily Mail newspaper.

A photographer asked the actress as she entered the synagogue if she was converting and she replied, "I’m trying," the British paper reported. Her conversion apparently is to show her devotion to Ronson.

"She’s exploring Judaism right now," her father, Michael Lohan, told the newspaper. "She’s explored the Church of Scientology, she tried Kabbalah, and now this. I think it’s just another phase. But either way she’s involving God in her life, and I’m happy about that."

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