By Hedi Molnar
A new study of intermarriage between Jews and Asians prompts an examination of the status of Asian Jewish families.
By Merri Rosenberg
Sidebar to Jewish Moms, Chinese Daughters, on interfaith families raising Chinese children.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Mica Rosenberg
A news article about multicultural families in the Jewish community and the organizations that are reaching out to such families.
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.
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.