This beautiful booklet will explain the wonderful milestone marking adulthood, the bar mitzvah (for a boy) or bat mitzvah (for a girl), a life cycle event taking place at the age of 13.
By Rabbi Nardy Grun
How one American family celebrated their daughter's bat mitzvah in Israel, found meaning and connected to history.
By Rabbi-Cantor Sharon Steinberg
About officiating at a modern Bat Mitzvah of a child with interfaith parents
By Eric Fingerhut
Interview with actor Ben Feldman, son of a Jewish father and a non-Jewish mother.
By Ivor Davis
Profile of Jewish actress Alicia Silverstone, the daughter of a Jewish father and Jew-by-choice mother, and who starred in Clueless and her newest film, Love’s Labor’s Lost.
By Ami Eden
A news article about the role non-Jewish members of interfaith families are playing at many of today’s Conservative synagogues.
Compilation of InterfaithFamily.com's staff's selections for their favorite articles from 1998-2006.
By Debra Nussbaum Cohen
A news article discussing the roles of non-Jewish parents in their child’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah at Conservative, Reform, and Reconstructionist synagogues.
By Eve Coulson
Personal narrative about a grandparent who supported her daughter's choice to not only raise her children in a different religion (Judaism), but also to choose Judaism for herself.
By Robert Lappin
Opinion piece from a Reform congregant who is upset over new Reform guidelines that define a Jew not by lineage, but rather by life cycle events and Jewish communal participation.