By C. Andrew Martin
Personal narrative by the non-Jewish partner of a rabbi describing his experiences in synagogue, and his thoughts about the obligations of his unique relationship.
By Rabbi Miriam Jerris
Professional advice and personal narrative from a rabbi who realizes that her Christian grandchildren do not know her very well, and is unsure of how they can connect on a more personal level at such a young age.
By Andi Rosenthal
Personal narrative of a Jew-by-choice describing her questions, thoughts and emotions at the funeral of her beloved Catholic aunt. She feels connected to her family through experience and to her aunt through faith, regardless of religion.
By Zell Schulman
Personal narrative excerpt from a Jewish woman’s diary about her feelings of betrayal and upset when two of her children intermarried, and the process she went through to accept the intermarriages.
By Joan Millman
Personal narrative about Jewish woman trying to come to terms with her German son-in-law and her daughter’s choice not to raise her children in any religion.
By Amy Elkes
Personal narrative by an interdating Jewish woman who was nervous about bringing her non-Jewish boyfriend to meet her Holocaust-survivor grandparents.
By Paula C. Yablonsky
Personal narrative in which a Jew-by-choice shares how she handles the topic of interdating with her teenage daughter.
By Peggy Dorf
Personal narrative from a woman who didn’t expect to intermarry but did--and received the blessing of her mother and her Catholic husband’s mother.
By Lisa Leeman
Opinion piece from the director of the documentary Out of Faith on how to restore families divided by the issue of intermarriage.
By Cheryl F. Coon
Review of Introducing My Faith and My Community, by Rabbi Kerry Olitzky, a welcoming guide about Judaism’s toughest questions for interfaith couples and families.