Article Archive

Adoption

Showing 21 to 30 of 72
  • Developing a Vision of the Future of Asian-Jewish Families

    By Hedi Molnar

    A new study of intermarriage between Jews and Asians prompts an examination of the status of Asian Jewish families.

    Date: 05-27-2009
  • Interfaith Parents, Chinese Children

    By Merri Rosenberg

    Sidebar to Jewish Moms, Chinese Daughters, on interfaith families raising Chinese children.

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • NPR Host Scott Simon: Riding on Airwaves

    By Jeff Rubin

    Profile of a National Public Radio host Scott Simon, who adopted an Asian girl and whose mother was Catholic and father was Jewish.

    Date: 11-30-2006
  • Our Special Angel: Adopting Chloe'

    By Debra A.W. Berger

    Personal narrative by a Jewish woman who is raising her husband’s children from a prior marriage and an adopted daughter from Guatemala, who cannot imagine loving any children--biological or not--more than she loves hers.

    Date: 11-05-2006
  • Kreplach and Wontons: Asian-American Havurah Helps Blend Two Cultures, Traditions

    By Leisah Woldoff

    Reprinted news article about Jewish families with adopted Asian children, and how they raise their cihldren with a strong Jewish identity, as well as knowledge and respect for the culture of their birth parents.†

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • Seeing Disney World Through My Daughter's Almond-Shaped Eyes

    By Marylin Kress

    Personal narrative from a Jewish American mom of an adopted Jewish Chinese daughter, thinking about DIsney World as (she imagines) her daughter sees it.

    Date: 12-19-2006
  • The Dilemmas and Delights of Raising Lilly

    By Robin Sedman

    Personal narrative about the feelings of loss and injustice that accompany a Jewish mother needing to convert her adopted child, but the delight and joy that adopted child brings.

    Date: 11-06-2006
  • Network Strives to Embrace Jews of All Races, Ethnicities

    By Mica Rosenberg

    A news article about multicultural families in the Jewish community and the organizations that are reaching out to such families.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Do We Want to Be Who We Really Are?

    By Dr Gary A. Tobin

    Reprinted professional view contrasting the mythic (close-knit, proud, homogenous) Jewish American family from the real (interfaith, diverse, dispersed) one.

    Date: 11-13-2006
  • Our Son's Conversion to Judaism

    By Rabbi Susan Silverman

    Personal narrative in which rabbi/mother of adopted child expresses anger at her son’s needing an Orthodox conversion, (so that all Jews will accept his being Jewish) when she is not comfortable with Orthodox rules.

    Date: 11-06-2006

Showing 21 to 30 of 72