Article Archive

Death and Mourning

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  • Profile: Novelist and Poet Marge Piercy

    By Rahel Musleah

    Profile of Marge Piercy, a Jewish Renewal writer and poet whose most recent works are featured in The Art of Blessing the Day: Poems With a Jewish Theme.

    Date: 02-21-2007
  • Marriage within Marriage

    By Wendy Weltman Palmer

    Professional advice from a marriage therapist on the multiple stages of marriage.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Seeking Comfort

    By Paula Lee Hellman

    The personal narrative of a woman who found comfort in the community of her congregation after September 11th.

    Date: 06-08-2007
  • Hadassah

    By Andi Rosenthal

    The personal narrative of a woman of an interfaith family who was raised Catholic but decided to convert to Judaism, like her grandmother had, after being feeling connected at a Bar Mitzvah and years of study of her heritage.

    Date: 06-07-2007
  • The Unbroken Chain

    By David Weintraub

    Personal narrative from an intermarried man whose Jewish identity came through his bubbie’s (grandmother’s) Yiddish songs and culture, and when she died, he and his non-Jewish wife founded the Dora Teteilboim Center for Yiddish Culture. 

    Date: 11-21-2006
  • My Breakfast with Paul Wellstone

    By Mordecai Specktor

    Profile of Paul Wellstone, the Jewish Minnesota senator who perished along with his interfaith family in a plane crash.

    Date: 02-20-2007
  • The Identity Dance: Actress Michelle St. John Used Personal Experiences as a Jewish Indian for Her Latest Role

    By Melissa Minkin

    Article about Sherman Alexie’s film about a gay Indian poet who falls in love with a Jewish woman, The Business of Fancydancing.  The film features actress/singer Michelle St. John who is of Jewish and Christian Indian descent.

    Date: 02-21-2007
  • U.S. Jews Memorialize Ramon as Link between Stars and Earth

    By Rachel Pomerance

    A news article about how American Jewish communities mourned the death of Israel’s first astronaut, Ilan Ramon, who died along with seven others about the Columbia Space Shuttle.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • My Jewish Journey: Passages

    By Julie Gardner

    A personal narrative of a woman who nearly lost all faith after the passing of her sister and a landmark birthday, but family and friends reminded her of all that she’d accomplished.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • Anticipating My First High Holy Days as a Widow

    By Ronnie Caplane

    Personal narrative by a newly widowed intermarried woman, describing how she misses her husband all the time, and especially at the High Holidays.

    Date: 08-02-2006

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