Article Archive

Hanukkah and Christmas

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  • Family Traditions: Growing Up in an Interfaith Family

    By Rohanna Green

    The personal narrative of a young woman whose Christian father welcomed her mother’s Jewish lifestyle for their home.

    Date: 08-14-2007
  • Social Science and the Intermarriage Debate

    By Edmund Case

    Reprinted professional view from Ed Case contrasting the anti-outreach conclusions of Sylvia Barack Fishman’s social scientific study to "other available information," including the personal narratives collected for an essay contest b

    Date: 11-21-2006
  • Solving December's "Dilemma": Authors Tackle Interfaith Issues

    By Azell Murphy Cavaan

    Review of The Guide to Jewish Interfaith Family Life, edited by Ed Case and Ronnie Friedland, a compendium of’s best articles on interfaith families and their Jewish experiences.

    Date: 05-22-2007
  • Intermarriage Conference: Expert Calls Intermarriage Key Issue for U.S. Jews

    By Robert Wiener

    A news and personal narrative article about a conference on intermarriage in New Jersey and the stories several families tell about how they meet the challenges posed by creating and raising interfaith families.

    Date: 07-24-2007
  • Raising Consciousness about Interfaith Issues within One Jewish Organization

    By Rebecca Rolnick

    Personal narrative about how the new director of North American Federation of Temple Youth (the Reform movement's youth branch) Northeast Region changed their Institute/Convention date from Christmas, which posed a problem for kids from interfaith families, to New Year's.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Better Left Undefined

    By Jasmin Singer

    Personal narrative from the child of a Jewish mother and non-Jewish father (and step-father), about the mixture of Christmas and Hanukkah in her childhood home--and her rejection of religion.

    Date: 08-15-2007
  • Jewish and A Little Bit Christmas

    By Joanne Catz Hartman

    A personal narrative about an interfaith couple who initially introduced their child to all religions and then decided to focus mainly on Judaism to reduce the child’s religious confusion.

    Date: 08-02-2007
  • Malangas and Mangoes with a Cuban Minyan

    By Tina D. Wasserman

    Recipes for Cuban Jewish cooking, with some context on how Cuban cuisine changed after the Revolution.

    Date: 01-25-2007
  • Raising My Kids Jewish, When I'm Protestant

    By Jim Keen

    The personal narrative of a Protestant man raising his daughters Jewish who "helps" them celebrate the Jewish holidays, while they "help" him and his parents celebrate Christmas.

    Date: 07-24-2007
  • The Nativity Story: Responses of an Interfaith Couple

    By Tracy Hahn-Burkett

    Review of The Nativity Story, which relates the events leading up to Jesus’ birth, by an interfaith couple.

    Date: 12-04-2006

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