Article Archive

Bar and Bat Mitzvah

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  • "And Your People Shall Be My People": A Convert Talks about Becoming a Rabbi

    By Kari Field

    A personal narrative of one woman who enters the conversion process and goes on to find her life’s work as a rabbi.

    Date: 05-11-2007
  • Finding Comfort in Jewish Ritual After the Loss of My Catholic Father

    By Joyce Schwartz

    Personal narrative in which Jew-by-choice mourned Jewishly for her Catholic father and her Jewish husband gave a eulogy at the Catholic service.

    Date: 07-18-2006
  • To Max, From Santa

    By Max Reusing

    The personal narrative of teenage boy who discovered Judaism when his Jewish mother began bringing him to services in their new town, while his Catholic father remained unreligious.

    Date: 08-09-2007
  • Our Journey to Judaism

    By Kathy Miller

    The personal narrative of a non-Jewish woman and her religious journey, with her Jewish husband and daughter, as her daughter prepares for her Bat Mitzvah.

    Date: 06-12-2007
  • An Acquired Taste

    By Stuart Schoffman

    A man’s reflection on a Bat Mitzvah he attended where the girl’s mother had converted to Judaism and non-Jewish family members were present at the service.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • Tested through Conversion: A Tale of Sibling Love

    By Elaine K. Markowitz

    A personal narrative about a woman whose sister and best friend disapproved of her conversion to Judaism until realizing how happy it made her.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • Interfaith Utopia

    By Alizah Salario

    Personal narrative from the daughter of a Jewish father and Greek Orthodox mother who was raised "both."

    Date: 07-30-2007
  • Our Interfaith Family: Blessed with Love

    By Jane Young

    The personal narrative of a Jewish woman in an interfaith marriage who let her son decide what religion suited him, and now she, her son, and her husband are very involved in their local temple.

    Date: 06-12-2007
  • TV Series Looks at Family Life of Secular Jew Who Married A Jew-by-Choice: The Education of Max Bickford

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Review of The Education of Max Bickford, a TV show that starred Richard Dreyfus as a skeptical Jewish professor whose ex-wife converted to Judaism and was killed in a car crash.

    Date: 02-17-2007
  • Lost and Found: A Review of Searching for My Brothers

    By Debra B. Darvick

    Review of: Searching for My Brothers--Jewish Men in a Gentile World by Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin, a look at reclaiming a sense of Jewish manhood.

    Date: 01-17-2007

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