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  • Christmukkah…?

    By Jordyn Rozensky

    So, I ask you-- can a strong Jewish household celebrate a very not Jewish holiday? How do you navigate your own feelings?

    Date: 12-02-2011
  • Bar & Bat Mitzvahs For The Interfaith Family

    This beautiful booklet will explain the wonderful milestone marking adulthood, the bar mitzvah (for a boy) or bat mitzvah (for a girl), a life cycle event taking place at the age of 13.

    Date: 05-29-2012
  • The Venn Diagram of Backgrounds

    By Heather Subba

    Attending the baby shower of her sister-in-law helped the Heather understand the boundaries and exclusions created when different cultures and backgrounds meet.

    Date: 07-16-2012
  • A Family Seder for Rosh Hashanah

    By Benjamin A. Maron

    Suggestions for a Rosh Hashanah festive seder meal full of meaning, symbolism, word play and tasty treats.

    Date: 08-28-2012
  • I Am My Interfaith Family

    By Carla Naumburg

    My husband is Jewish. I am Jewish. We are raising our daughters in a Jewish home, and we belong to a synagogue. Yet we are an interfaith family.

    Date: 10-22-2012
  • From Terrible Conversation To Intermarriage Realization

    By Emily JH Kruskol

    At a friend's house, a conversation attacking intermarriage becomes a chance to defend her family's choices - and a chance to tell family members she's proud they're Jews.

    Date: 10-25-2012
  • An Extended Love

    By Heather Subba

    Being in an interfaith and intercultural relationship can come with both challenges and rewards, and learning to embrace them can be its own reward.

    Date: 01-03-2013
  • Conversion, Shared Spirituality and the Memorial Prayer

    By Rabbi Katy Z. Allen

    After the author converted to Judaism, shared experiences and art helped her connect to her mother's spirituality and, ultimately, led to a beautiful and moving funeral.

    Date: 07-18-2012
  • "My Dad Converted" and Other Questions

    By Ruth Schapira

    How do we talk to teens about religion? About their religious identity? About their parent's conversion?

    Date: 01-17-2013
  • Leaving a Jewish Legacy to Our Grandchildren

    By Sharon Morton

    Sharing stories, teaching philanthropy, practicing social action, and demonstrating happiness are the keys to sharing Judaism with grandchildren says one grandmother.

    Date: 02-13-2013

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