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  • You Can't Plan for Everything

    By Dawn C. Kepler

    Advice from an outreach professional on Salt Cod on Shabbat, by Rachel Rockenmacher.

    Date: 03-05-2007
  • Joining Traditions

    By Benjamin A. Maron

    We tend to dwell on what it's like for parents when their children intermarry. What about what it's like for children whose parents enter a second, interfaith marriage?

    Date: 02-12-2010
  • Brother Knows Best?

    By Adam Wills

    Personal narrative from a committed Jewish man about his converted Catholic brotherís adventures in dating and exploring Judaism.

    Date: 11-13-2007
  • Excerpts from Surviving

    By Akira Ohiso

    He hadn't known that his maternal grandfather had been a silent Jew. Now he was in love with a Jewish woman and working as a social worker with Holocaust survivors.

    Date: 02-24-2009
  • Comforting Mourners in Interfaith Families

    By Lois Rubin

    Jewish mourning practices can be psychologically helpful to people who have lost parents, even when those parents aren't Jewish.

    Date: 04-30-2010
  • Seven Days and a Funeral

    By Lula Jones

    A non-Jew is thrown into Jewish burial and mourning customs when her grandfather-in-law dies.

    Date: 09-09-2008
  • Shalom, Havana! Jewish Cuba with my Catholic Mother-in-Law

    By Dana Reynolds

    Another story about how great in-laws in interfaith families can be, and how much we appreciate them when they are.

    Date: 08-05-2010
  • My Son's Bar Mitzvah Through a Convert's Eyes

    By Sally Srok Friedes

    The author of a recent memoir about converting to Judaism five years into an interfaith marriage writes about her mixed feelings at this important lifecycle event.

    Date: 04-20-2009
  • A Jewish Aunt at a Catholic Wedding

    By Ilisia Kissner

    A Jewish educator attended her nephew's wedding in a Catholic church on Shabbat.

    Date: 01-02-2009
  • Hold the Cheerios and Pass the Macaroons: The Word Mavens Explain Passover Foods

    By Ellen Scolnic

    The authors of a book on Jewish words help you puzzle out what people are talking about when they get ready for Passover.

    Date: 03-12-2010

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