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Extended Family Relationships

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  • An Intercultural Celebration

    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,

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Broken Line

    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.

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Single Situations: About My Last Column

    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.

    Date: 11-09-2006
  • Living Well in the Extended Interfaith Family

    By Karen Kushner

    Professional view including tips on the best way to create a welcoming Jewish environment for non-Jewish relatives.

    Date: 05-31-2007
  • Dispatch from the Institute: Grandparenting Your Interfaith Grandkids 101

    By The Jewish Outreach Institute

    Professional view from the Jewish Outreach Institute about how to grandparent effectively.

    Date: 08-17-2006
  • A Secular, Blended Passover

    By Michael Felsen

    Personal narrative article describing a secular Passover celebration at the Workman’s Circle.

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • My Generation and the Holocaust

    By Shana Franklin

    Personal narrative from a young woman discussing the importance of remembering and teaching about the Holocaust in the generations after survivors have passed away.

    Date: 08-02-2006
  • Anderson Cooper 360

    By InterfaithFamily

    CNN investigates the struggles of interfaith relationships, focusing on a Jewish man married to a Sikh woman.

    Date: 06-19-2007
  • My Son's Intermarriage

    By Raquel Stabinski-Leib

    Personal Narrataive about how shocked and disappointed a woman is when her son tells her he is engaged to a non-Jewish woman. Gradually, though, she becomes more accepting.

    Date: 06-19-2007
  • Jacob's Family and Ours

    By Paula Lee Hellman

    Personal narrative about a Jewish grandmother of a Christian grandchild who "find[s] common ground"  and makes time to spend with her grandchild, through literature, activity, and games.

    Date: 11-21-2006

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