By Rabbi Reena Waseman Judd
Personal narrative about a rabbi who married a Jew-by-choice, and is extremely close with her husband’s family although the couple is raising their children Jewish and don’t participate in his extended family’s Christian holiday celebrat
By Marlene Beach
Article about woman who struggles with accepting her intermarried children’s choices to actively participate as Christians and to raise their children as Christians.
By Sol Levin
Personal narrative from an intermarried man describing his parents (both survivors) and how their experiences instilled in him the importance of Jewish continuity. He describes how he wanted to marry a Jew, but ultimately felt good about mar
By Carol Kort
Personal narrative from a Jewish woman whose brother left to live on an ashram in India 32 years ago and now longer practices Judaism or identifies as Jewish.
By Miriam Emons
Personal narrative by a Jewish woman whose family was living in the MIddle East, where she fell in love with a Muslim man, but realized that the pressure of being surrounded by his family and culture, with its differing societal expectations, would be
By Paul Golin
Personal narrative from a Jewish man about his attempts to include his wife’s Japanese culture in their interfaith wedding, held at a synagogue.
By Dr. Ruth Nemzoff
Personal Narrative about a mother’s efforts to connect with her daughter’s Iranian in-laws before the wedding to prevent an awkward ceremony, and to establish an ongoing relationship.
By Sarah Litvin
A series of tips from outreach experts on how children and adults should respond when they hear negative comments about intermarriage.
By Janet Strassman Perlmutter
Reprinted professional view article about grandparents’ role as spiritual guides.
By Rachel Sarah
Rachel Sarah was raised in a Jewish family with a non-Jewish mother, but when she was 16, a Hassidic rabbi told her she wasn’t Jewish. After shunning the Jewish community for many years, she is now raising her child Jewish… but worri