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  • Memories of the Wall

    By Alizah Salario

    Review of The Invisible Wall, which tells the story of the separate worlds Jews and Christians lived in in mid-20th century England, and the forbidden loves that spanned the two worlds.

    Date: 09-20-2007
  • Avoiding Jewish "Nothingness"

    By Michael Felsen

    Review of Secular Jewishness for Our Time, a compilation of 20th century essays on the meaning of secular Judaism.

    Date: 05-02-2007
  • The Jew in the Choir

    By Judith Bolton-Fasman

    Review of Star of Wonder by Daniel Mark Epstein about an adult child of intermarriage who is taken with both of his parents’ faiths.

    Date: 01-20-2007
  • A New Book to Help Your Interfaith Marriage: Review of Making a Successful Jewish Interfaith Marriage

    By Jim Keen

    Review of Making a Successful Jewish Interfaith Marriage, by Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky with Joan Peterson Litman is a how-to guide for any couple in a serious interfaith relationship.

    Date: 12-21-2006
  • "I Do"-It-Yourself: A Review of The Creative Jewish Wedding Book

    By Lauren Stefano

    Professional advice from rabbi who explains how his policies toward non-Jewish families regarding Bar or Bat Mitzvah and other matters have changed as he has gotten to know non-Jews who are committed to the Jewish identity of their children.

    Date: 06-06-2007
  • Profile: Myla Goldberg

    By Rahel Musleah

    Profile of Myla Goldberg, author of the book Bee Season, which tells the story of a young Jewish girl competing in a spelling bee.

    Date: 02-21-2007
  • From the Wedding Kiss to Conjugal Bliss: A Review of Two Classics on Love and Marriage in the Jewish Tradition

    By Marlena Thompson

    Reviews of The New Jewish Wedding by Anita Diamant and Heavenly Sex: Sexuality in the Jewish Tradition by Ruth K. Westheimer and Jonathan Mark, commentaries on modern Jewish love and marital relationships.

    Date: 01-14-2007
  • An Interfaith Friendship between Two Mothers

    By Susan Katz Miller

    A Review of The Book Borrower by Alice Mattison, which follows the friendship of two mothers--one Jewish, and one Christian.

    Date: 01-13-2007
  • On the Bar/Bat Mitzvah Ritual: Two Books Explore Its Impact

    By Rebecca E. Kotkin

    Review of Bat Mitzvah: A Jewish Girl’s Coming of Age by Barbara Diamond Goldin (Puffin Books, 139 pp., $5.99) and Whose Bar/Bat Mitzvah Is This, Anyway? A Guide for Parents Through a Family Rite of Passage by Judith Davis, both

    Date: 07-05-2007
  • Sifting Through the Evidence: A Review of Is the Bible True

    By Jonathan Groner

    Review of Is the Bible True: How Modern Debates and Discoveries Affirm the Essence of the Scriptures, by Jeffrey L. Sheler, which explores modern evidence in seeking the greater truths of biblical times.

    Date: 01-20-2007

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