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  • 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
  • My Perspective on the Days of Awe: A Challenge to Action

    By Patricia Lombard

    Personal narrative by a Christian woman who is working hard to learn about Judaism and raise her children as Jews, yet who feels that her husband and his family are not interested in or even supportive of religious observance. 

    Date: 08-03-2006

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