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Extended Family Relationships

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  • Our Son's Naming Ceremony

    By Rena Mello

    Personal narrative from an interfaith couple who decided on a naming ceremony, instead of a bris, for their son.

    Date: 06-21-2006
  • Interfaith Infertility Issues

    By Ellen S. Glazer

    Professional view and news article about different facets of Jewish adoption:  the biblical precedents for intertility, the post-Holocaust Jewish need to repopulate,  and the patrilineal descent issue for gay Jewish couples.

    Date: 11-05-2006
  • Writing Our Own Hagaddah

    By Rabbi Rachel Barenblat

    Personal narrative about an intermarried woman who writes a hagaddah with friends so that she, her husband, and their friends will all feel comfortable with the seder.

    Date: 08-07-2006
  • A Grandmother's Gift

    By Ellen S. Glazer

    Personal narrative about a young Jewish girl's Catholic grandmother, who gave her a diamond Star of David necklace.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Seeking the Light: Child of Holocaust Survivors Reclaims Judaism

    By Hedi Molnar

    Personal narrative from the child of Holocaust survivors describing how she felt compelled to connect with and pass on Judaism once she had (adopted) children.

    Date: 08-02-2006
  • My Son's Baptism: A Jewish Mom's Struggle

    By Emily Cappo

    A personal narrative from a Jewish woman raising her child with knowledge of both Judaism and Christianity yet in neither religion, describes her anxieties over her son’s baptism.

    Date: 12-06-2006
  • The Shrinking Crucifix

    By Elaine K. Markowitz

    Personal Narrative in which a Jewish mother whose son is being married to a Catholic woman in a church by a cantor and priest is first horrified by the huge cross in the church, yet when she returns on the wedding day, the cros

    Date: 07-05-2006
  • Thanksgiving: The Interfaith Family's

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative from an intermarried man describing how Thanksgiving is both the easiest and most difficult holiday for his family:  it’s the one where he and his wife feel equally comfortable and knowledgable, but it is also the

    Date: 08-01-2006
  • Interfaith Curveballs: Issues I Hadn't Anticipated

    By Jim Keen

    Perosnal narrative from an intermarried Protestant man describing how he and his wife had worked out many big interfaith issues before getting married, yet also describing some of the many issues they’ve realized they had initially overloo

    Date: 06-26-2013
  • Israel--Still a Sticky Subject in Interfaith Families Like Mine

    By Marlena Thompson

    Personal narrative of an intermarried Jewish woman describing her thoughts and emotions about Israel.

    Date: 07-27-2006

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