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Extended Family Relationships

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  • Meeting the Jewish Parents, Spanish-Style

    By Michael Fox

    A review of Only Human, a Spanish comedy about an interfaith relationship between a Jewish woman and a Palestinian man.

    Date: 10-17-2006
  • Holiday Miracles: A Novella about an Intermarried Family

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Review of a book about an intermarried woman doubting during the December holidays whether she did the right thing to intermarry, especially when her child becomes sick and she wonders if she is being punished for intermarrying.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • Memoirs of an Invisible Woman

    By Laurie Biundo

    A Jewish woman is ignored by her Catholic in-laws.

    Date: 10-16-2007
  • "Who Is a Jew" Redux: A Forward Editorial

    Reprinted editorial from the Forward editors about the long-awaited decision by Israeli officials to recognize Reform and Conservative conversions.

    Date: 11-30-2006
  • Reactions to "Jerusalem," A Play about an Intermarriage, and a Conversation with the Playwright

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Profile of Seth Greenland and review of his new play, "Jerusalem" about an intermarried couple.

    Date: 02-21-2007
  • Confessions of a Chrismaholic

    By Julie Gardner

    Personal narrative from an intermarried woman who decided to give up Christmas because she found it confused her sons to celebrate both Christmas and Hanukkah, but finds the sacrifice difficult.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • Jew Class and Korean Pancakes

    By Danielle Leeds

    On our first date I told him, if you are not open to eventual conversion to Judaism, this can go no further. It's a wonder there was ever a second date with that as my kicky opener.

    Date: 06-03-2008
  • Grieving in a Different Tradition

    By Edie Mueller

    When her brother-in-law died, she wasn't prepared for how different her Jewish cultural expectations about mourning would be from those of her Catholic husband and his family.

    Date: 01-08-2009
  • Eggs and Plagues: Handling Easter and Passover in Our Interfaith Family

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative about a family that is raising their kids as Jews, but those Jewish kids help their Protestant dad to celebrate his holidays, too.

    Date: 08-07-2006
  • Coming Out to My Co-Workers

    By Rachel Rockenmacher

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman who had no problem telling her parents about her marriage to a Catholic man--but had a hard time telling her co-workers in the Jewish professional world.

    Date: 06-01-2007

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