By Marina Budhos
Personal narrative from a woman whose Jewish mother was disowned by her grandfather when she married an Indian man from the Caribbean.
By Marylin Greene
Personal narrative by a Jewish woman who knew nothing about her intermarried brother’s plans for his children’s religious upbringing until she recieved an invitation to a baptism, and she and her mother feel angry and upset.
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 Ronnie Caplane
Reprinted general information and personal narrative about Bar and Bat Mitzvah preparations and how to handle people who don’t respond to the invitations or who respond and then don’t show up.
By Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky
Reprinted professional advice about Thanksgiving as an opportunity to discuss family religious observance in preparation for the upcoming December holidays.
By Rabbi Julie Greenberg
A rabbi shares her view on interfaith families raising children with exposure to each parent’s religious background.
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.
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."
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
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