By Vanessa L. Ochs
Reprinted opinion piece by a mother who hopes her daughters will find romantic partners that will help develop--though not necessarily match--their faith.
By Arlene Sarah Chernow
An advice article discussing how to make religious decisions for children of interfaith parents and revealing common misconceptions of interfaith families.
By Catherine Fischer
Review of Mingled Roots: A Guide for Grandparents of Interfaith Children, praising the book on its creative ideas for activities grandparents can do with their grandchildren, in which differences in faith will not be an issue.
By Jim Keen
Personal narrative by an intermarried Protetant man describing his parents’ active participation and appreciation in his wife’s and children’s Judaism.
By Rosalyn Shafter
Personal narrative from a woman whose husband, a recent convert to Judaism, keeps his conversion secret from his 95-year-old mother.
By Jacqueline S. Guttman
Reprinted personal narrative speech given by a lay-woman at the Central Conference of American Rabbis in 1996, telling the story of her son and daughter-in-law, and their trouble finding a rabbi to officiate at their wedding.
By Sallie Teitelbaum Castleman
Personal narrative from a Jewish woman whose son married a Hindu Indian woman and is raising their son in both religions.
By Zell Schulman
Personal narrative by a grandmother who celebrates Christmas with her son’s in-laws and sends her daughter-in-law a Christmas present along with Hanukkah cookies for the other grandchildren.
By Jerry Levine
An opinion/editorial article promoting community service as a way to instill Jewish values in the Jewish youth community.
By Joan Millman
Personal narrative about Jewish woman trying to come to terms with her German son-in-law and her daughter’s choice not to raise her children in any religion.