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  • 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
  • Is Avoiding Birth Ceremonies Really a Good Option?

    By Ruth Goldberger

    Professional view about the negative consequences for a child when a couple can’t agree on which religion to raise the child in and then decide to do "both."

    Date: 07-17-2007
  • Dear Wendy: A Question about My Daughter's Bat Mitzvah

    By Wendy Weltman Palmer

    Professional advice "Dear Wendy" article about a Catholic woman whose parents did not approve of her raising Jewish children and who now has to decide whether to invite them to her daughter’s Bat Mitzvah.

    Date: 11-07-2006
  • Family Secrets and Tensions

    By Nina Amir Lacey

    Personal narrative by a Jewish woman whose husband converted, and who is raising Jewish kids, yet who has never discussed the religious upbringing of her children with her in-laws, and knows that they are uncomfortable with hearing their grandchildren

    Date: 11-13-2006
  • Admiring My Parents' Religious Tolerance

    By Rabbi Jim Morgan

    The personal narrative of man whose family approved of his conversion to Judaism after becoming engaged to a Jewish woman.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • A Different Spring Dilemma

    By Penina Hoffnung

    Purim and Easter fell together, so the author's father-in-law could help her make kosher cannoli for Easter and cuccidati for Purim.

    Date: 04-14-2008
  • American As Apple Pie

    By Susan C. Richard

    Personal narrative about a gay womanís interfaith hetero- and homo-sexual relationships, and her journey back to Judaism.

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • Single, and Together at Last: The story of Kay Harris

    By Debra B. Darvick

    Reprinted personal narrative about a woman who converted to Judaism to marry her husband, and after their divorce found that it had actually become her own.

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • Easter Seders and Passover Bunnies

    By Jeri Zeder

    Personal narrative about embarrassing little mistakes and faux pas that interfaith families may make and go through.

    Date: 02-07-2007

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