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  • Trying to Keep the Tradition Alive

    By Marlene Beach

    Personal narrative describing a grandmother’s disappointment that she cannot share her childhood Passover memories with her Christian grandchildren, but her appreciation that she can share with them why being Jewish is

    Date: 01-15-2007
  • Family Secrets and Tensions

    By Nina Amir Lacey

    Personal narrative by a Jewish woman whose husband converted, and who is raising Jewish kids, yet who has never discussed the religious upbringing of her children with her in-laws, and knows that they are uncomfortable with hearing their grandchildren

    Date: 11-13-2006
  • 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

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