Article Archive


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  • Raising a Jewish-Guatemalan Child

    By Debra A.W. Berger

    Professional advice about how to incorporate aspects of an adopted child’s culture into daily life.

    Date: 08-14-2006
  • Dual Identity, Double the Questions: It's Not Easy Being Jewish and Chinese

    By Sarah Price Brown

    Article on Asian children growing up in Jewish families and the challenges they face reconciling their dual identities.

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • A Conspicuous Family

    By Gina Hagler

    Personal narrative from a converted Jew who is raising adopted Korean children as Jews with her husband, and is looking for a synagogue that feels right.

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • Gay Adoption

    By Jane Calem Rosen

    News and general information article about the increasing numbers of Jewish gay couples who are adopting children, and the Jewish communal organizations that have developed to aid and welcome these families.

    Date: 11-06-2006
  • Interfaith Infertility Issues

    By Ellen S. Glazer

    Professional view and news article about different facets of Jewish adoption:  the biblical precedents for intertility, the post-Holocaust Jewish need to repopulate,  and the patrilineal descent issue for gay Jewish couples.

    Date: 11-05-2006
  • Seeking the Light: Child of Holocaust Survivors Reclaims Judaism

    By Hedi Molnar

    Personal narrative from the child of Holocaust survivors describing how she felt compelled to connect with and pass on Judaism once she had (adopted) children.

    Date: 08-02-2006
  • Growing Up Jewish ... with Christian Parents

    By Elyssa Mosbacher

    Reprinted news article about four Jewish children, ages 5-18, whose parents died tragically, and the (Christian) parents who adopted them were committed to continuing their Jewish education, so they enrolled them in Jewish day

    Date: 11-06-2006
  • How to Talk to Your Kids about Adoption

    By Kathy Ann Brodsky

    Professional view from the Director of the Amet  Adoption Program and Infertility to Adoption Program giving pointers and guidelines on how and when to tell your kids that they are adopted.

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • Pizza, Noodles and Latkes

    By Hedi Molnar

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman who is raising her Chinese daughters Jewish with her Italian-Catholic husband.

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • Cheese Blintzes: An Adoptee Discovers Her Jewish Roots

    By Dina Beach Lynch

    Personal narrative by an adopted woman whose Catholic parents ignored her birth mother’s wish that she be raised Jewish, nevertheless, the woman always "felt" Jewish growing up, and continues on a journey to become a learned 

    Date: 11-06-2006

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