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  • Becoming a Jewish Man

    By Chaim Sodi

    It was hard when his parents divorced and his dad became an outsider to the Jewish community. That didn't stop him from supporting his son in becoming bar mitzvah.

    Date: 08-21-2009
  • A Wedding Without Klezmer

    By Pearl Manne

    When her youngest brother got a girl in trouble in the early 1950s, it was very hard on their immigrant Jewish family.

    Date: 12-03-2008
  • There's a Christmas Tree in My Living Room

    By Elizabeth Tragash

    Personal narrative about a born Jewish couple that disagreed over having a Christmas tree in their home.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • A Rose By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet

    By Ken Hall

    Small delicious things create Jewish identity, and this non-Jewish husband doesn't want to lose any of them.

    Date: 10-20-2008
  • What Is a Jewish Word?

    By Ellen Scolnic

    A book on Jewish language turns into a great tool to welcome non-Jewish friends and family members into the community.

    Date: 11-13-2009
  • Bar Mitzvah In An Interfaith Marriage

    By David Hoberman

    His wife, who was raised Catholic, isn't particularly interested in religion, but she loves him so she supported his exploration of Judaism.

    Date: 06-22-2009
  • Czech Jewish Official Brings Kerry News of His Holocaust Dead, about John Kerry.

    By Magnus Bennett

    Report on how information of Senator John Kerry’s grandparents who perished in the Holocaust was uncovered by Prague’s Jewish community researchers.

    Date: 02-18-2007
  • The Jewish Girl and the Wonderful Mother-in-Law

    By Rachel Baruch Yackley

    Right from the start, I could tell she was a warm, funny, open-minded woman with a huge heart.

    Date: 08-09-2010
  • False Assumptions

    By Julie Cortes

    She thought they'd done everything right to make both their Catholic and Jewish families feel comfortable with their wedding. It turns out his family had some serious reservations.

    Date: 03-06-2009
  • Lessons of Respect from My Year of Marriage

    By Cassie Havel Morgenstern

    The wedding didn't change us much, but it did change our friends and relatives--they became less accepting.

    Date: 08-26-2009

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