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  • The Reluctant Son-in-Law

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Audio interview with Tom Friedland about hosting a family seder that includes his two intermarried children and their spouses.

    Date: 03-19-2007
  • Taking Candy from a Bubbe

    By Samantha Facciolo

    Personal narrative from the daughter of an interfaith family about the high holidays growing up, focusing on Rosh Hashanah dinners with her grandmother.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Preventing Difference from Adding to Distance

    By Teresa McMahon

    Personal narrative from a Catholic woman who is raising Jewish children, explaining what she and her parents have done in order to support the girls’ Jewish education.

    Date: 11-13-2006
  • The Story of J: A Review of the Swedish Film Bit by Bit

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Review of Jonathan Metzger’s film Bit By Bit, about a Nintendo-obsessed Swedish Jewish boy, his non-Jewish girlfriend, and his family’s seder on the eve of a big Nintendo competition that he tries to keep secret.

    Date: 02-16-2007
  • The Gift We Couldn't Refuse

    By Diana Zankowsky

    Her mother-in-law really wanted her son's family to have a Christmas tree, so she chopped one down for them herself.

    Date: 12-05-2008
  • Memories of the Wall

    By Alizah Salario

    Review of The Invisible Wall, which tells the story of the separate worlds Jews and Christians lived in in mid-20th century England, and the forbidden loves that spanned the two worlds.

    Date: 09-20-2007
  • An Interfaith Family Faces the Holocaust: A Review of Life is Beautiful

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Review of Roberto Benigniís film, Life is Beautiful about an interfaith family†in Italy during the Holocaust.

    Date: 02-15-2007
  • It Should Have Been Grandma's First Bat Mitzvah

    By Emily Savage

    Having liberal, make-your-own-decisions interfaith parents made my path to Judaism a shaky one, but I got there with everyone's support.

    Date: 03-03-2010
  • Are We Still an Interfaith Family?

    By Esther Shchory

    Personal narrative from the Jewish daughter of a Sephardic man and an English woman whose interfaith parents now live nearby her in Israel--and still invite her over for Christmas.

    Date: 08-10-2007
  • Letting Go Of The Dreams Talking About The Realities

    By Lynn Melnick

    Our reviewer read the whole book on how to have better relationships with adult children just a few days before her own parents came to visit for a month.

    Date: 07-25-2008

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