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  • Max Baer, the Jewish Fighter in Cinderella Man

    By Tom Tugend

    A profile on what the real Max Baer was like--which differs from how the person is depicted in the new film Cinderella Man.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Pittsburgh Rabbi Met with Future Pope

    By Susan Jacobs

    Reprinted news article about a rabbi’s meeting with Pope Benedict XVI and his and his colleagues’  differing opinions about whether Razinger will be good for the Jews.

    Date: 11-30-2006
  • Intermarriage, The Contest

    By Julie Wiener

    Article on Interfaithfamily.com’s essay contest that seeks to promote the ways that interfaith families are having meaningful Jewish experiences.

    Date: 07-17-2007
  • For New Greeting-Card Company, Chrismukkah Time Is Here at Last

    By Chanan Tigay

    Reprinted news article about a new greeting card company, that sells cards that blend Christmas and Hanukkah symbols.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • I Still Say 'Chrismukkah' is a Bad Idea

    By Edmund Case

    Editorial by Ed Case, the publisher of InterfaithFamily.com, arguing against the celebration of Chrismukkah since it overlooks the important differences between Christmas and Hanukkah, and it "eliminates the integrity of each."

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Victim Hailed As Dedicated Convert

    By Rebecca Spence

    Obituary of Pam Waechter, the convert to Judaism who was killed by the gunman who attacked the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle in July 2005.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • Jerusalem of Pink

    By Jenny Hazan

    Reprinted news article about the LGBTQ pride parade in Jerusalem, sponsered by Love without Borders, Al-Fatiha Foundation for gay and lesbian Muslims, and the Keshet Ga’avah World Congress of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Jews.

    Date: 01-08-2007
  • Obituary of Nell Carter, a Jew-by-Choice

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    Obituary of Nell Carter, an African-American Jew-by-choice and famous actress and performer.

    Date: 02-21-2007
  • Jewish Knowledge Reaches Deep into Howard Dean's Past--and His Home

    By Matthew E. Berger

    Interview with Howard Dean that focuses on his intermarriage, his knowledge and practicing of Jewish culture and rituals, and the local Jewish communityís response.

    Date: 02-20-2007
  • The Millennium Shift: A Jewish Approach

    By Hanna Tiferet Siegel

    Opinion piece about the significance of the Christian new year 2000 falling on Shabbat, and suggesting that rather than breaking-down from the stress of celebrating and worrying, people could take the opportunity to rest.

    Date: 11-15-2006

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