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  • 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
  • It's Complicated-- My Orthodox Synagogue's Welcome for My Interfaith Family

    By Juliet Stamperdahl

    I cannot lie to you and say that we were encouraged to marry or that the policies of the synagogue embrace or validate our union. I can say, however, that we are definitely treated by the community like we belong there.

    Date: 01-05-2010
  • Food Brings Us Together

    By Andrea Marks Carneiro

    Our two families connect through eating and this helps my child celebrate her Jewish and Brazilian heritage.

    Date: 12-02-2009
  • My Sister Opens Doors For Me

    By Justina Colon

    Justina, who is Catholic, has a close relationship with her sister Paula, who converted to Judaism after her daughter was born.

    Date: 11-18-2008
  • Dear Jesus and the Accident Year

    By Chaim Sodi

    I was 9 years old. I knew how to write my name in Hebrew and definitely understood the difference between Judaism and Christianity.

    Date: 11-06-2008
  • All Who Are Hungry, Come And Eat

    By Susan Goldberg

    My mom was a big feeder of people. When I started dating Rachel, whose parents and siblings were scattered across the globe, I think my mom felt the need to feed her, too. That's how they bonded.

    Date: 03-09-2009

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