By Ronnie Friedland
Audio interview with a Jewish Dutch woman about her non-Jewish mother’s death and the mourning that followed.
By Milly Dawson
Personal narrative from a Jewish woman married to an African-American man trying to come to terms with her icy relationship with her husband’s late mother.
By Faye Rapoport DesPres
When her mother-in-law died, Faye turned to Jewish culture to find a way to comfort her non-Jewish husband.
By Edie Mueller
When her brother-in-law died, she wasn't prepared for how different her Jewish cultural expectations about mourning would be from those of her Catholic husband and his family.
By Cheryl Opper
Personal narrative about how a non-Jewish woman raising a Jewish child felt alienated from her temple when they debated the role of the non-Jew in the synagogue, but then felt included a
By Bram Eisenthal
Reprinted news article from JTA about The Cemeteries, a new cemetery in Saskatchewan that enables intermarried couples to be buried together.
By Ilene Springer
General information about the importance of a discussing your last wishes with your family to ensure that everyone knows they are doing the thing you would want if/when the need arises.
By Valerie Cooper
Sitting shiva as a non-Jew gave her a deeper glimpse of the beautiful traditions--and strong sense of community--that Judaism embodies.
Explanation of the Jewish prohibitions against embalming and cremation, and discussion of modern approaches to cremation.
An explanation of who the official mourners are in the Jewish tradition.