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Pregnancy and Birth Ceremonies

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  • Building Blocks

    By Angela Meyer

    A mother’s personal narrative about her decision to raise her children Jewish, after initially hoping to raise them with a knowledge of all religions.

    Date: 07-19-2007
  • From Distance to Closeness: An Interfaith Family's Journey

    By Diana Zankowsky

    The personal narrative of a Jewish woman in an interfaith marriage and her decision to get her family involved in the Jewish community after her second child was born.

    Date: 06-07-2007
  • Many Interfaith Families Face Evergreen Dilemma

    By Julie Wiener

    Reprinted news article about rabbis’ opinions on whether they should officiate at in-house brit mila and baby-namings in houses that are decorated for Christmas.

    Date: 08-09-2006
  • Going Nuclear

    By Michael Brent

    Personal narrative from a Jewish man married to a Christian woman on how religion become a more prominent part of their life through their children.

    Date: 07-19-2007
  • Baby Talk

    By Sarah Sookman

    Personal narrative from the child of an interfaith marriage in Canada who is trying to determine whether to convert officially for the sake of her Jewish family.

    Date: 07-19-2007
  • The Bar/Bat Mitzvah: A Rite of Passage for the Whole Family

    By Dr. Judith Davis

    Professional advice on how bar/bat mizvah marks a time of transition for the whole family, not just the twelve or thirteen year-old:  the parents’ relationship with each other has matured, the grandparents are getting older, and these

    Date: 08-11-2006
  • Baby on Board: A Review of Knocked Up

    By Alizah Salario

    Review of Knocked Up, a hit comedy about a Jewish stoner who accidentally impregnates a gorgeous non-Jewish entertainment reporter.

    Date: 06-04-2007
  • Star/Crossed: Jewish Stories from an Interfaith Life: Sisters, Set in Stone

    By Andi Rosenthal

    A personal narrative from an unmarried convert to Judaism who was godmother to her committed Catholic sister’s child.

    Date: 05-15-2007
  • Hipster Dad in Yuppieland

    By Alizah Salario

    Review of Alternadad, Neal Pollack’s irreverent memoir on finding a balance between staying hip and being a good dad.

    Date: 05-18-2007
  • Who Has Godparents?

    By Russ Consor

    A prospective dad hits the internet to answer the question, do Jews have godparents?

    Date: 08-25-2008

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