By Gary Goldhammer
Personal narrative from a Jewish man married to a Christian woman. They both practice Judaism at their Reconstructionist synagogue, but his sister doesn’t accept them.
By Teresa McMahon
Personal narrative about how a couple wooed the in-laws before getting engaged in order to reduce conflict over the wedding. Author notes the importance of interpersonal negotiations to ensure that neither partner feels he/she has compromised too
By Daniel Siegel
A rabbi’s reflection of conversion and his desire that it be called "initiation" since today’s socieity allows people to practice the Jewish faith while remaining connected to his or her family of origin.
By Joe Berkofsky
Reprinted news article about Andi Rosenthal who converted to Judaism, and about her final Christmas as a Christian.
By Tanya H. Keith
Personal narrative from a Jewish woman whose grandparents sat shiva when her mother intermarried. Now she’s raising Jewish children with her non-Jewish children.
By Rabbi Earl A. Grollman
Professional advice article that offers tips on how to handle a loss in a way that will help children cope best.
By Debi Tenner
Personal narrative article describes how the bar mitzvah boy chose a tzedakah project for each of 13 months with a different member of his family, bonding with that person for that month, and working on a project they shared interest in.
By Elaine Kahn
Reprinted general information article interviewing Jewish grandparents of interfaith grandchildren.
By Azell Murphy Cavaan
Review of The Guide to Jewish Interfaith Family Life, edited by Ed Case and Ronnie Friedland, a compendium of Interfaithfamily.com’s best articles on interfaith families and their Jewish experiences.
By Rabbi Miriam Jerris
Professional view and personal narrative from the rabbi of the Society for Humanistic Judaism about Passover and Easter celebrations in her household.