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  • 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 child’s bar mitzvah: how they created an informational booklet, how she felt about the ceremony, and her father’s 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
  • Conservative Jews and Intermarriage: A New Resource

    By Judith Bolton-Fasman

    Book review of Let’s Talk about it:  A Book of Support and Guidence for Families Experiencing Intermarriage and for Synagogue Leadership, describing the Conservative movement’s stance and thoughts on intermarriage and interfaith families&

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Differences?

    By Paulette Mann

    Personal narrative by a grandmother describing the sweet and sensitive responses of all of her grandchildren, those raised Jewish and those raised Christian, to the death of their grandfather and her mourning.

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • The Winners of the Network Essay Contest

    By InterfaithFamily

    Article announcing the winners of’s "We’re Interfaith Families ... Connecting with Jewish Life." essay contest.

    Date: 07-17-2007
  • Telling My Christian Parents I'm Raising My Children in the Jewish Faith

    By Cheryl Opper

    Personal narrative by a Christian woman describing her parents’ reactions to her news that they would have Jewish grandchildren:  her father was enthusiastic, and her mother warmed to the idea with time.

    Date: 12-03-2006
  • Hey, They Were Reading Your Book in Church Today!

    By Suzanne Koven

    Personal narrative about how a Jewish woman’s Catholic mother-in-law gently prodded her to become more Jewishly observant.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Homecomings

    By Leona Junguzza

    Personal narrative from a recent convert to Judaism whose non-Jewish children are adjusting to her celebration of Hanukkah and the High Holidays and her rejection of Jesus as the Messiah.

    Date: 01-11-2007
  • Explaining Passover: For Intermarrieds, Newcomers, and Those Who Want to Know

    By Lois Shenker

    Professional advice explaining the main components of the Passover seder, and a reminder to non-Jews at the table that asking questions is what the seder is all about!

    Date: 08-04-2006
  • Our Son's Naming Ceremony

    By Rena Mello

    Personal narrative from an interfaith couple who decided on a naming ceremony, instead of a bris, for their son.

    Date: 06-21-2006

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