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  • Interfaith Families and the High Holidays: Tips on Preventing Marital Tension

    By Roberta Calderone

    Professional advice about the need for open communication and compromise about celebrating the High Holidays as an interfaith couple.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Shabbat Brought Us Together

    By Cheryl F. Coon

    A woman's personal narrative on how celebrating Shabbat on Friday nights was important for her and her family.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Our Blended Family

    By Ellen S. Glazer

    Personal narrative about a blended interfaith family where everyone has different levels of religious feeling, from absolutely none to a high level.

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • Shabbat Becomes My Own

    By Rachel Goldsmith

    Personal narrative about a woman who made great friends in an introduction to Judaism course, and the group has spent the past year celebrating Shabbat together each Friday night.

    Date: 08-07-2006
  • Hug Often

    By Heather Seith

    A Jewish woman describes her Shabbat practice with her Catholic husband.

    Date: 02-29-2008
  • You're Raising Them What? Telling Your Parents You Are Raising Jewish Kids

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative by a Protestant man describing how he and his Jewish wife prepared to tell his parents that they planned to raise Jewish kids, but they still really wanted his parents’ help in raising them.

    Date: 12-03-2006
  • The 52-Day Holiday

    By Jayne Cohen

    Ideas for celebrating Shabbat with a busy modern family, plus recipes.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • How My Non-Jewish, Atheist Husband Helps Celebrate the Jewish Holidays

    By Staci Kennedy

    Personal narrative about the ways an intermarried woman’s non-Jewish husband expresses and enjoys Jewish ritual and holiday life. 

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • The Millennium Shift: A Jewish Approach

    By Hanna Tiferet Siegel

    Opinion piece about the significance of the Christian new year 2000 falling on Shabbat, and suggesting that rather than breaking-down from the stress of celebrating and worrying, people could take the opportunity to rest.

    Date: 11-15-2006
  • Shavuot: A Celebration of Choice

    By The Jewish Outreach Institute

    Professional advice from the Jewish Outreach Institute about Shavuot and its message that all Jews are Jews-by-choice.

    Date: 08-01-2012

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