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  • The Best Gift for Your Unborn Children

    By Rabbi Julie Greenberg

    A rabbi shares her view on interfaith families raising children with exposure to each parent’s religious background.

    Date: 07-24-2007
  • Seeds

    By Reika Dutta

    Personal narrative from an Indian woman whose sister is married to a Jewish man about the subtle ways racism and anti-Semitism can seep into families’ attitudes toward their in-laws.

    Date: 01-02-2007
  • An Alternative to the Traditional Hagaddah for Your Interfaith Seder

    By Marlena Thompson

    Review of Nan Meyer’s The Inter-Faith Family Seder Book, which the reviewer describes as scoring "very high marks on accessibility, but falls a bit short when it comes to maintaining a sense of tradition."

    Date: 08-10-2006
  • Trying to Keep the Tradition Alive

    By Marlene Beach

    Personal narrative describing a grandmother’s disappointment that she cannot share her childhood Passover memories with her Christian grandchildren, but her appreciation that she can share with them why being Jewish is

    Date: 01-15-2007
  • Here for the Holidays

    By Charlotte Honigman-Smith

    Personal narrative about a woman from an interfaith family discussing how Thanksgiving in her interfaith diverse house is often a stressful time, and how itís†been changing as everyone has aged--which reminds her of the various needs the grayin

    Date: 11-16-2006
  • Four Generations Living Together: An Interfaith Mosaic

    By Margery Clapp

    Personal narrative by a Jewish woman whose mother lives with her, and whose daughter, her Christian husband, and their children have lived with her too, making it hard for the older generations to ignore or not have input into their religious

    Date: 11-13-2006
  • Mourning Rachel

    By Paula Lee Hellman

    Personal narrative about a step-interfaith family and how they respectfully honored each other’s feelings when planning a funeral, yet how the Jewish mourner feels most comforted b

    Date: 07-18-2006
  • "Don't Worry, Mom"

    By Judith Fishman Bard

    Personal narrative by the mother of an intermarried son expressing her love and thanks to him and his wife for their religious decision to raise their two daughters as Jews.

    Date: 12-05-2006
  • Dispatch from the Institute: Divorce and the Interfaith Couple

    By Gail Quets

    Professsional advice and list of dos and don’ts of how to comfort and think about a newly divorced intermarried partner and why that divorce happened. 

    Date: 12-10-2006
  • A Path to God

    By Edie Mueller

    A personal narrative of a woman whose trip to Israel inspired a love for Judaism and prayer, and she grew to understand that people of different religions must worship in their own ways.

    Date: 06-07-2007

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