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Grandparenting

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  • An Invaluable Resource for Grandparents of Interfaith Children: A Review of Mingled Roots

    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.

    Date: 09-20-2007
  • Helping My Christian Parents Understand Their Grandchildren's Judaism

    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.

    Date: 11-21-2006
  • May You Live Until 120!

    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.

    Date: 02-23-2007
  • On Rabbinic Officiation at Interfaith Weddings

    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. 

    Date: 07-28-2006
  • Coming to Terms with My Son's Choices

    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.

    Date: 07-19-2006
  • Honoring In-Laws' Holidays: One Jewish Grandmother's Approach

    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.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • Community Service as an Expression of Fundamental Jewish Values

    By Jerry Levine

    An opinion/editorial article promoting community service as a way to instill Jewish values in the Jewish youth community.

    Date: 06-07-2007
  • The German Son-in-Law

    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.

    Date: 11-07-2006
  • Grandparenting for the High Holidays

    By Zell Schulman

    Personal narrative about a Jewish grandmother who discovered that "less is more" when it comes to inquiring about her children and grandchildrens’ Jewish observance.

    Date: 08-02-2006
  • But You Don't Look Jewish...

    By Dana Baldelli

    Personal narrative from a woman describing her experience growing up in an interfaith family, and why her interfaith identity has been positive for her.

    Date: 08-04-2006

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