Article Archive

Extended Family Relationships

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  • 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
  • Extending a Welcome to Extended Family

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative from an intermarried Protestant man about how important it is that he and his wife include their extended families in family events.

    Date: 11-13-2006
  • 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

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