By Paula Lee Hellman
Personal narrative from a woman describing how her Thanksgiving dinner has changed over the years--in terms of those in attendance and location where itís held--yet the sentiment of thankfulness and American pride remains the same.
By Linda Morel
Profesional advice and general information article about Tina Wasserman and her Passover recipes for gefile fish, charoset, kugel, and meat.
By Paula C. Yablonsky
Personal narrative about the complications a Jew-by-choice faced when dealing with her Catholic family regarding her daughter’s Bat Mitzvah.
By Rabbi Carl Perkins
Professional advice from a rabbi on how to approach the gray areas surrounding burial, belief, and ritual when deciding how to bury and commemorate a loved one in an interfaith family. Also, a description of traditional Jewish
General information guide to online resources for families of Holocaust survivors, compiled by InterfaithFamily.com.
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.