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  • Extending a Welcome to Extended Family

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative from an intermarried Protestant man about how important it is that he and his wife include their extended families in family events.

    Date: 11-13-2006
  • Raising My Kids Jewish, When I'm Protestant

    By Jim Keen

    The personal narrative of a Protestant man raising his daughters Jewish who "helps" them celebrate the Jewish holidays, while they "help" him and his parents celebrate Christmas.

    Date: 07-24-2007
  • Dear Wendy: My Intermarried Son Is Getting Divorced

    By Wendy Weltman Palmer

    Professional advice Dear Wendy article in which grandmother asks advice about what she can do when her intermarried son divorces and she is worried about the religious future of her granddaughter.

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • Christmas Complications

    By Gary Goldhammer

    Personal narrative by a Jewish man who is raising his daughter Jewish, yet fears that she will be confused and angry when she learns that her religious Christian grandmother thinks she cannot reach heaven as a Jew.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • The Letter

    By Gary Goldhammer

    A man’s letter to his father about his young daughter, who he is raising Jewish despite her mother’s Lutheran faith.

    Date: 07-24-2007
  • What's in a Name? Maybe Too Much!

    By The Jewish Outreach Institute

    Professional view from the Jewish Outreach Institute about the great stress an interfaith family feels when a child is born, and recommends choosing names before the birth and before the pregnancy if possible, to help mitigate that stress whe

    Date: 07-18-2006
  • "In the Mix": From "Half-Jewish" to Rabbi

    By Julie Wiener

    News article about children from interfaith homes who are now studying to be rabbis.

    Date: 07-05-2007
  • The Family Plot

    By Terry McGrath

    Personal narrative from a non-Jewish man who teaches a course on intermarriage to Jews and hears lots of concerns from Jewish grandparents about where their non-Jewish children-in-law will be buried.

    Date: 04-17-2007
  • Jewish Spirituality from an Unlikely Source

    By Edie Mueller

    The personal narrative of a woman whose devoutly Catholic mother-in-law inspired her to reconnect with Judaism and raise her daughter as Jewish.

    Date: 06-07-2007
  • My First Christmas Eve Dinner at My Son's Home

    By Raquel Stabinski-Leib

    Personal narrative about a mother's initial apprehension, but ultimate enjoyment of Christmas Eve dinner at her newly intermarried son's home.

    Date: 08-09-2006

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