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Grandparenting

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  • Expanded Line

    By Paulette Mann

    Personal narrative about a grandparent who chooses to accept her children’s choices and make the best of it.

    Date: 12-05-2006
  • On Learning That My Jewish Son Would Raise His Daughter Catholic

    By Angela Meyer

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman recalling her thoughts and feelings when her son informed her that his children would not be raised as Jews.

    Date: 12-06-2006
  • A Grandparent's Legacy

    By Jeanette Bergelson

    Professional view on how to be "the Jewish grandparents" of children from an interfaith family, including sending holiday treats, watching Jewish-themed movies, and doing special projects.

    Date: 12-05-2006
  • The Unbroken Chain

    By David Weintraub

    Personal narrative from an intermarried man whose Jewish identity came through his bubbie’s (grandmother’s) Yiddish songs and culture, and when she died, he and his non-Jewish wife founded the Dora Teteilboim Center for Yiddish Culture. 

    Date: 11-21-2006
  • "Don't Worry, Mom"

    By Judith Fishman Bard

    Personal narrative by the mother of an intermarried son expressing her love and thanks to him and his wife for their religious decision to raise their two daughters as Jews.

    Date: 12-05-2006
  • Challenges for an Interfaith Grandmother

    By Flo Brodley

    Personal narrative from a Jewish grandma who was nonobservant but wants her intermarried daughter to have her kids bar mitzvahed.

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Conversations with My Grandchildren

    By Carolyn Lembeck

    Personal narrative from a Jewish grandma describing her grandsons’ quesions about God.

    Date: 12-06-2006
  • An In-Law's Interfaith Journey

    By Arlene Lippman

    Personal narrative by the mother of an intermarried son, describing her love and appreciation for the couple’s choice to raise a Jewish family.

    Date: 12-06-2006
  • Deja-Vu: Second Generation Intermarriage

    By Margery Clapp

    Personal narrative about a woman who was intermarried (and is since divorced), who raised her children as Jews, describing her anxiety about her intermarried daughter’s decision "not to decide" which religion to teach her ow

    Date: 12-06-2006
  • Definitely Not The World of Our Fathers or Grandfathers

    By Arlene Lippman

    Personal narrative by a grandma who feels lucky that though two of her sons intermarried, both families are raising Jewish children.

    Date: 12-06-2006

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