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  • Mixed Families, Mixed Messages: Winning Essays Reflect Joys, Pain of Interfaith Marriages

    By Joe Eskenazi

    Reprinted review of the winning essays from’s essay contest.

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • Shabbat, Our Way

    By Tracy Hahn-Burkett

    Personal narrative about one interfaith family's flexible but meaningful approach to Shabbat.

    Date: 10-26-2007
  • Guide to Shabbat for Interfaith Families

    By InterfaithFamily

    Landing page with introduction and table of contents to a guide to Shabbat for newbies.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Finding a Home

    By Rabbi Rachel Barenblat

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman who looked for, and eventually found, a Jewish spiritual home in a synagogue that welcomed her and her non-Jewish husband both as members.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • My Choice, My Journey

    By Arlene Sarah Chernow

    Personal narrative about a woman who grew up biologically, but not culturally or spiritually Jewish, who married a Jewish man, and slowly developed a stronger Jewish identity.

    Date: 06-07-2007
  • A Grandparent's Legacy

    By Jeanette Bergelson

    Professional view on how to be "the Jewish grandparents" of children from an interfaith family, including sending holiday treats, watching Jewish-themed movies, and doing special projects.

    Date: 12-05-2006
  • A Different Spring Dilemma

    By Penina Hoffnung

    Purim and Easter fell together, so the author's father-in-law could help her make kosher cannoli for Easter and cuccidati for Purim.

    Date: 04-14-2008
  • Happy Holidays? Understanding December Dilemmas in the Context of Jewish Family Memories

    By Dr. Paula Brody

    Professional advice saying that it won’t confuse children to celebrate Christmas with their non-Jewish family members IF they celebrate other Jewish holidays and so have a solid Jewish identity.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • Star/Crossed: Jewish Stories from an Interfaith Life: Havdalah

    By Andi Rosenthal

    Personal narrative by a Jew-by-choice whose relationship with a Jewish man ended over differences in how observant to be--he called her "too Jewish."

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • Creating a Synagogue Family

    By Rachel Goldsmith

    The personal narrative of a single woman who had difficulty forming a family within her congregation and she shares her advice on what to do in such a situation.

    Date: 06-11-2007

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