By Gary Goldhammer
Personal narrative about a boy’s loss of his father, his attitude toward Yahrzeit candles and his non-Jewish wife’s attitudes, which have changed over time.
By Roberto Loiederman
News story about an old school synagogue in Los Angeles that’s been infused with new Latino blood.
By Dina Kraft
Commentary on Madonna’s Kabbalah-inspired visit to Israel.
By Heather Subba
Personal narrative from a secular Jewish woman married to a Hindu man on how she seeks the universal application of Jewish holidays.
By Julie Gardner
The personal narrative of a woman in process of converting to Judaism and her struggle on her spiritual journey, specifically on Yom Kippur.
By Abby Spotts
Review of several children's books for the High Holidays.
By Tom Friedland
Personal narrative from a grandfather who moved from New Jersey to California to be closer to his intermarried daughter and her children.
By Dr. Jeffrey Greenhut
Personal narrative by an unconventional (retired military officer, Republican) Jew describing how he, his non-Jewish fiancee, and both of their families from previous marriages celebrate each other’s holidays.
By Ami Eden
A news article that discusses the decision of Jewish baseball player Shawn Green to skip the game on Yom Kippur and Madonna’s promotion of Kabbalah.
By Rachel Mauro
This child of an interfaith family is choosing a different kind of Jewish community than her parents did.