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Extended Family Relationships

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  • Grappling with Louis Kahn: A Review of My Architect

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Review of the documentary My Architect, directed by Nathaniel Kahn about his late father, the architect Louis Kahn.

    Date: 02-15-2007
  • Once Was Not Enough: Why We Had Three Weddings

    By Bonni Goldberg

    Personal narrative in which intermarried woman describes her three weddings: one before a judge, with no guests, one with her family, and one with their friends.

    Date: 07-18-2006
  • Translating Between Two Worlds: An Interview with Rebecca Walker

    By Judith Bolton-Fasman

    Profile of Rebecca Walker, daughter or Alice Walker and Mel Leventhal, and author of her new memoir Black White and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self.

    Date: 02-22-2007
  • Finding Comfort in Jewish Ritual After the Loss of My Catholic Father

    By Joyce Schwartz

    Personal narrative in which Jew-by-choice mourned Jewishly for her Catholic father and her Jewish husband gave a eulogy at the Catholic service.

    Date: 07-18-2006
  • Low Holy Days

    By Andi Rosenthal

    Personal narrative about how a Jew-by-choice found a feeling of family and community among other Jews-by-choice when her Jewish-by-birth boyfriend avoided synagogue life.

    Date: 11-15-2006
  • Mixing without Blending

    By Jane Telluride

    Personal narrative from a Christian intermarried woman who was frustrated the Jewish holidays were observed with greater deference than Christian ones in their home, and decided to change that. 

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • Dancing the Mezhinka: A Sister's Perspective

    By Debbie Abrams

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman who is the only child in her family marrying another Jew, describing her frustration that her siblings’ intermarriages has torn her family apart, and wondering how--and if--she can fit disapproval of intermarri

    Date: 11-13-2006
  • Of Crucifixes, Latkes, and Overcoming Stereotypes

    By Jennifer Pacquette

    Personal narrative about a Jewish woman in a serious relationship with a Catholic man who cringes at the sight of a cross yet decided to study Catholicism in an attempt to appreciate and accept it, and is hoping that, in time, her partner’s fam

    Date: 06-26-2007
  • Tangled Roots: A Review

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Review of Tangled Roots, a documentary about a child of interfaith marriage’s exploration into her Jewish and German roots.

    Date: 02-15-2007
  • Divorce and the Interfaith Family

    By Rabbi Jeffrey A. Marx

    Professional advice from a rabbi about how divorced interfaith parents tend to seek solice in their own religious traditions, and how it is essential that families include a binding decision on the children’s religious upbringing in the divorce docu

    Date: 07-26-2007

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