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.
By Michael Felsen
Personal narrative article describing a secular Passover celebration at the Workman’s Circle.
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.
CNN investigates the struggles of interfaith relationships, focusing on a Jewish man married to a Sikh woman.
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.
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.