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  • Handling the December Holidays: Ten Tips from InterfaithFamily.com

    By InterfaithFamily

    Professional advice tips for interfaith families on how to handle the conflict between Christmas and Hanukkah, compiled from suggestions by contributors to InterfaithFamily.com.

    Date: 11-29-2006
  • Professional View: Should We Have Birth Ceremonies in Both Religions?

    By Arlene Sarah Chernow

    A professional view that you can have a baptism or a bris, but you can’t have both.

    Date: 06-21-2006
  • Blessed Be the Tie That Binds

    By Teresa McMahon

    A personal narrative from a non-Jewish woman who agreed to raise her children Jewish, but worried about the bris and struggled with the prohibitions against naming someone after a living relative and holding a baby shower.

    Date: 06-21-2006
  • Daughter of the Covenant

    By Keren R. McGinity

    A personal narrative from a Jewish woman married to a non-Jewish Irish man about the journey to their daughter’s unique baby-naming ceremony--replete with bagpipes.

    Date: 06-21-2006
  • An Email Conversation between Father and Daughter

    By Gail Wertheimer

    An e-mail an intermarried woman sent to her father, who was concerned about how her kids could have a strong Jewish identity if their father didn’t convert to Judaism.

    Date: 11-09-2006
  • Our Multicultural, Interfaith Holiday Season

    By Ava Yelizaveta Shapochnik-Sanchez

    Personal narrative about a multi-cultural couple from Moldova and Colombia who respect (and whose parents respect) both religions and traditions while raising Jewish children.

    Date: 08-09-2006
  • The Best of InterfaithFamily.com: Our Picks

    By InterfaithFamily

    Compilation of InterfaithFamily.com's staff's selections for their favorite articles from 1998-2006.

    Date: 07-17-2007
  • Telling Your Family You're Raising Your Children Jewish

    By Ronnie Caplane

    General information and professional advice about interfaith couples and some examples of how couples have told parents about religious decisions for children.

    Date: 12-03-2006
  • How My Non-Jewish Father Embraced My Interfaith Family's Bar Mitzvah

    By Sue Repko

    A personal narrative from a non-Jewish mom discussing her childís bar mitzvah: how they created an informational booklet, how she felt about the ceremony, and her fatherís enthusiastic response to the event.

    Date: 06-23-2006
  • Christmas, Hanukkah and the Interfaith Family

    By InterfaithFamily

    Suggestions for how to celebrate Hanukkah (Chanukah) and Christmas in interfaith families, including volunteering, doing both and celebrating one at home and one at relatives'.

    Date: 12-07-2008

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