By Ben Dubrovsky
Personal narrative/opinion piece suggests that focusing on shared values rather than religious differences is the way to create an inclusive, meaningful wedding ceremony and relationship with (in his case non-Jewish) in-laws.
By Melissa Feldman
Personal narrative about Passover and Easter celebrations with extended family as a time of healing and renewal.
By Leona Junguzza
Personal narrative from a recent convert to Judaism whose non-Jewish children are adjusting to her celebration of Hanukkah and the High Holidays and her rejection of Jesus as the Messiah.
By Barbara A. Miksch
Personal narrative about the successful creation of a blended, interfaith family out of two divorced parents, each with a grown son.
By Marc Tyler Nobelman
Personal narrative in which an American Jewish man recounts the religious, historical, and cultural tensions of dating and marrying a German Protestant woman.
By Karin Mahony
Personal narrative article about a born Catholic woman who converted to Judaism, as did her sister. Now, at her son’s Bar Mitzvah, she carefully includes her non-Jewish family members in the service, and the result is a great feeling of acceptance,
By Paulette Mann
Personal narrative by a Jewish grandma of grandchildren who are being raised Catholic, expressing her feelings of unease and discomfort about the situation.
By Dana Greene
Reprinted personal narrative column about interdating and intermarriage, and the responsibilities--to your family, your people, your own emotions--that singles juggle in thinking about romantic relationships.
By Karen Kushner
Professional view including tips on the best way to create a welcoming Jewish environment for non-Jewish relatives.
By The Jewish Outreach Institute
Professional view from the Jewish Outreach Institute about how to grandparent effectively.