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Extended Family Relationships

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  • 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
  • One Gay, Interfaith, Interracial Relationship

    By * Tova

    Profile of one interfaith lesbian couple and how their interfaith and lesbian identiites complement each other.

    Date: 07-05-2007
  • What's in a Name? Maybe Too Much!

    By The Jewish Outreach Institute

    Professional view from the Jewish Outreach Institute about the great stress an interfaith family feels when a child is born, and recommends choosing names before the birth and before the pregnancy if possible, to help mitigate that stress whe

    Date: 07-18-2006
  • Single Situations: My Cousin's Wedding

    By Dana Greene

    Opinion piece and personal narrative from a columnist about her cousin’s interfaith marriage, and whether she should see it as a loss to the Jewish people, or a wonderful tale of true love.

    Date: 08-16-2006
  • Flexibility Is Key

    By Nancy Laufer

    Personal narrative by a non-Jewish woman whose parents were at first relieved when she married a nice Jewish boy, but later felt hurt that their grandchildren were not being taught their family traditions.

    Date: 05-31-2007
  • Family Has Faith That Religious Diversity in the Home Will Work

    By Jill McDonnell

    A personal narrative about an interfaith family in Missouri who is raising Jewish kids.

    Date: 06-15-2007
  • Tested through Conversion: A Tale of Sibling Love

    By Elaine K. Markowitz

    A personal narrative about a woman whose sister and best friend disapproved of her conversion to Judaism until realizing how happy it made her.

    Date: 06-11-2007

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