Article Archive

Israel

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  • Everything Old Is New Again

    By Zack Kushner

    Personal narrative from a Jewish man married to a secular non-Jew who is disturbed by the power of the Orthodox in Israel and especially Jerusalem.

    Date: 12-19-2006
  • Navigating Jordan

    By Rabbi Rachel Barenblat

    Personal narrative about a Jewish American woman’s trip to Jordan with her Christian husband, the stereotypes and fears she arrived with, and the pleasant surprises that marked her stay.

    Date: 12-19-2006
  • Thoughts on Secular Conversion: An Important Alternative to Religious Conversion

    By Dr. Yossi Beilin

    Op-ed from a prominent Israeli leader on why those who wish to be identified as Jews should be granted the right to join the Jewish people on the basis of their own self-definition--not on the definition of the Orthodox religious establishment.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • European Jews Rally for Israel: Jews from across Europe Converge

    By Toby Axelrod

    Reprinted news article about a rally held outside a European Union meeting in Brussels to show solidarity with Israel and express concern for growing anti-Semitism in Europe.

    Date: 07-20-2006
  • Passage to India

    By Carol Kort

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman whose brother left to live on an ashram in India 32 years ago and now longer practices Judaism or identifies as Jewish.

    Date: 11-07-2006
  • A Star of David in a Land of the Crescent

    By Miriam Emons

    Personal narrative by a Jewish woman whose family was living in the MIddle East, where she fell in love with a Muslim man, but realized that the pressure of being surrounded by his family and culture, with its differing societal expectations, would be

    Date: 01-03-2007
  • Subtle Parenting Choices in Our American-Palestinian, Jewish-Muslim Family

    By Nora Lester Murad

    Personal narrative from an intermarried American Jewish woman describing her feelings of being torn between raising a family in America or Palestine/Israel.

    Date: 01-03-2007
  • Family Matters: Mixed Families, Jewish Choices

    By Amy Blumenfeld

    A general information article about Ed Case, the outreach debate, and various opinions about intermarriage and the place of interfaith families in the synagogue.

    Date: 06-15-2007
  • Bomb Detonated at Quebec Synagogue

    By Bram Eisenthal

    Reprinted news article about anti-Semitic violence--arson at synagogues and verbal abuse at businesses and on streets--throughout Canada.

    Date: 07-25-2006
  • Avoiding Bicultural Schizophrenia

    By Shoshana Hebshi-Holt

    Personal narrative by the daughter of a Saudi man and a Jewish woman who was raised as a Jew, describing how she is always made to feel like "a freak", and how she wishes Jews and Muslims had more face-to-face contact.

    Date: 01-03-2007

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