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  • 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
  • It's Time to Employ Judaism to Speak for the World's Trees

    By Richard H. Schwartz

    Reprinted professional advice from a rabbi advocating observance and celebration of Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish New Year for Trees, with tree-planting, environmental lectures, and Tu B’Shevat sedars.

    Date: 11-16-2006
  • Jewish Spirituality from an Unlikely Source

    By Edie Mueller

    The personal narrative of a woman whose devoutly Catholic mother-in-law inspired her to reconnect with Judaism and raise her daughter as Jewish.

    Date: 06-07-2007
  • Choose Wisely: One Family's Approach to the Topic of Interdating

    By Mark Sokoll

    Personal narrative and professional view from two Jewish communal service professionals about their efforts to foster strong Jewish identities in their kids, yet their realization that "whom they choose to date is their chioce, not ours."

    Date: 08-15-2006
  • Facing Interfaith Issues in December and Beyond

    By Deborah Fineblum Raub

    Reprinted general information survey of the outreach programs offered to interfaith families in the Boston area.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • Dispatch from the Institute: Celebrations in Public Spaces

    By Paul Golin

    Reprinted professional view from the Jewish Outreach Institute about how to reach out  effectively to unaffiliated and interfaith families:  through "Public Space Judaism" such as Jewish arts and crafts in a mall.

    Date: 08-01-2006
  • Joys of Chavurah (AKA, "The Jewish Party Thing")

    By Joanne Catz Hartman

    A personal narrative from a Jewish woman married to a non-Jewish man sharing the joy her interfaith chavurah brings her family.

    Date: 03-15-2007
  • In a Russian Metropolis, Reform Community Turns Chabad

    By Adam B. Ellick

    Reprinted news article about a progressive Jewish community in Russia which has recently broken ties with the World Union of Progressive Judaism and become affiliated with the Federation of Jewish Communities, a Chabad-Lubavitcher affiliate.

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • 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
  • How One Phone Call Helped Me Convert to Judaism

    By Charlotte Gordon

    Charlotte thought she was only sort of Jewish, but her friend Dale thought she belonged at the Shabbat table.

    Date: 08-01-2012

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