By Rabbi Sanford Seltzer
Professional view from a rabbi describing some of the problematic interfaith relationships he has encountered, with advice for how to avoid them: discuss children and religious and cultural experience and values early, and listen.
By Edie Mueller
The personal narrative of a woman whose devoutly Catholic mother-in-law inspired her to reconnect with Judaism and raise her daughter as Jewish.
By Emily Cappo
Personal narrative describing the authorís non-Jewish husbandís first Passover seder at her parents' house--his discomfort, lack of familiarity, and how all that has changed over†time.
By Rosanne Levitt
Advice from an outreach professional responding to What Will We Do About Christmas? (When the Grandparents Are Gone).
By Ezra Werb
Personal narrative from a Jewish man who is unsure how his parents will react to his Mormon girlfriend.
By Julie Wiener
What’s the point of conversion, wonders Jewish Week columnist Julie Wiener, if the convert doesn’t really buy into Judaism?
By Suzanne Koven
Personal narrative from a woman who reflects on her son’s question about what happens to the family’s celebration of Christmas when grandpa dies.
By Andi Rosenthal
Personal narrative by a Jew-by-choice wondering what it is that makes her Jewish.
By Ronnie Friedland
Audio interview with Tom Friedland about hosting a family seder that includes his two intermarried children and their spouses.
By Marlena Thompson
Personal narrative by an intermarried Jewish woman who leads a Passover seder for her family each year, but also gives her autistic daughter an Easter basket.