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  • From Le Thi Hong to Rivka Shoshanah

    By Cheryl F. Coon

    Review of Rebecca’s Journey Home, a children’s book about a Jewish family with two sons that adopts a Vietnamese baby girl.

    Date: 05-18-2007
  • Abraham and Sarah's Tent: Rethinking Intermarriage

    By Beth Zasloff

    An excerpt from Edgar Bronfman and Beth Zasloff's book Hope Not Fear.

    Date: 11-17-2008
  • Intermarried Parent Who Raised Children with No Religious Identity Writes Book Expressing Regret

    By Rebecca E. Kotkin

    Review of The Soup Has Many Eyes: From Shtetl to Chicago--A Memoir of One Family’s Journey Through History, by Joann Rose Leonard, who describes her Jewish background and why she and her non-Jewish husband chose to raise their children spiritu

    Date: 01-14-2007
  • From Congo to Judaism: A Spiritual and Interfaith Pilgrimage

    By Judith Bolton-Fasman

    Review of By the Grace of God: A Tale of Love, Family, War and Survival from the Congo by Suruba Ibumando (Georgette Wechsler) with Howell Wechsler, a memoir which follows the writer from her experience in the Congolese civil war to her escape

    Date: 06-28-2007
  • Interview with Elinor Lipman

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Audio interview with Elinor Lipman, author of My Latest Grievance.

    Date: 11-15-2006
  • A Year in the Life of a Family's Bar Mitzvah: A Personal Account

    By Judith Bolton-Fasman

    Review of Kindling the Flame: Reflections on Ritual, Faith, and Family by Roberta Israeloff, a story told by a mother of her son’s bar mitzvah and her parallel journey toward faith.

    Date: 07-05-2007
  • Love in the Time of Depression

    By Jesse Tisch

    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: 10-17-2007
  • A Lost Identity: The Past Reconsidered

    By Dinah Zeltser

    Review of Helen Fremont’s After Long Silence, which recounts her personal reconstruction of identity after her family survives the Holocaust, albeit not without spiritual confusion.

    Date: 12-21-2006
  • Making a Godly Mess

    By Ron Lux

    Review of Yearnings: Embracing the Sacred Messiness of Life, a self-help book on the value of desire, by Rabbi Irwin Kula.

    Date: 07-30-2007
  • When Mom Marries, Fortunes Change for Single Woman

    By Rachel Sarah

    Profile of Francesca Segrè, author of Daughter of the Bride, about a 29-year-old single woman whose mother gets remarried.

    Date: 06-28-2007

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