Article Archive

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

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  • Smartmom: Meditating on My Jewish Identity

    By Louise Crawford

    Personal narrative from an intermarried Jewish mom who dabbles in Buddhism but still feels the pull (the guilt?) of High Holidays services.

    Date: 11-16-2006
  • Welcoming a Non-Jewish Person into the Family

    By Rabbi Julie Greenberg

    Professional advice from a rabbi about how families are constantly changing, and the introduction of a non-Jewish family member should be seen as an opportunity to learn more about  Jewish tradition in order to answer his/her questions.

    Date: 08-03-2006
  • Recipes For A Happy Jewish New Year

    By Sheilah Kaufman

    Some easy-to-make recipes that use some of the symbolic foods of Rosh Hashanah.

    Date: 09-25-2008
  • Taking Candy from a Bubbe

    By Samantha Facciolo

    Personal narrative from the daughter of an interfaith family about the high holidays growing up, focusing on Rosh Hashanah dinners with her grandmother.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Skipping Services...Again

    By Zack Kushner

    Personal narrative from a rabbi’s son about his lifelong habit of skipping High Holiday services.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Creating Holiday Traditions for Your Family

    By Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

    General information about the potential of holidays to unify or divide families, and the importance of ensuring that family and synagogue celebrations are inclusive and encouraging to interfaith families.

    Date: 11-15-2006
  • Keep the Faith; Share the Food

    By Ilene Springer

    Personal narrative about the power of ethnic food and culinary traditions to bond interfaith familes, since "The good thing about food is that it usually has little to do with doctrine."

    Date: 08-03-2006
  • One for Your High Holidays Check List: "Welcoming the Stranger"

    By Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky

    Reprinted professional advice about how to make the Jewish community more welcoming to interfaith families, something that is important to think about especially around the High Holidays.

    Date: 08-03-2006
  • Spending the High Holidays with the Interfaith Community

    By Julie Slotnik Sturm

    Personal narrative and general information about The Interfaith Community, a grass-roots, community-led Jewish community (with services and a school) in New York City.

    Date: 08-03-2006
  • High Holiday Sport vs. Spectacle

    By The Jewish Outreach Institute

    Reprinted professional advice from the Jewish Outreach Institute suggesting that to prevent feeling overwhelmed by or underprepared for High Holiday services, newcomers could appreciate the "spectacle" of the services.

    Date: 11-15-2006

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