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Growing Up in an Interfaith Family

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  • Growing Up in an Interfaith Family

    By Josh Fischel

    The personal narrative of a young man who was raised in an interfaith family but feels a strong connection to his Jewish identity and celebrates Christmas with his family without religious meaning.

    Date: 08-08-2007
  • Growing Up in an Interfaith Family

    Information for children of intermarriage, including those who define themselves as half-Jewish.

    Date: 07-10-2009
  • The Chosen--A Comic

    By Ariel Schrag

    Ariel liked the friendly Hasidic apartment broker, and wanted him to like her, too.

    Date: 06-20-2008
  • How My Italian-American Catholic Mother Strengthened My Jewish Identity: Lessons in Intermarriage

    By Eric Lesser

    The personal narrative of a man whose Italian Catholic mother strengthened his Jewish identity by stressing its importance.

    Date: 07-19-2007
  • Does Half Count?

    By Jason Bortnick

    The personal narrative of a man who was raised with immense knowledge of the Holocaust, where much of his father’s family had perished, and faced much anti-Semitism, despite the fact that he was not truly a Jew.

    Date: 07-19-2007
  • What Leads Children of Intermarriage to Identify as Jews?

    By Ron Lux

    News story on the factors that lead adult children of intermarriage to identify as Jews.

    Date: 07-09-2007
  • J.A.C.K.: Jewish-American-Chinese Kid

    By Jonathan Chao Burnston

    The personal narrative of a young man who is very proud of his diverse background-- Chinese, American, and Jewish.

    Date: 07-20-2007
  • Dual Legacies: Growing up Jewish in an Interfaith Family

    By Samantha Facciolo

    The personal narrative of a young woman who was raised in her mother’s faith, Judaism, while her brother was raised in her father’s faith, Catholicism.

    Date: 07-19-2007
  • Not Really Jewish?

    By Rachel Sarah

    Rachel Sarah was raised in a Jewish family with a non-Jewish mother, but when she was 16, a Hassidic rabbi told her she wasn’t Jewish. After shunning the Jewish community for many years, she is now raising her child Jewish… but worri

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • An Interfaith Child Thinks about His (Hypothetical) Interfaith Children

    By Josh Fischel

    Personal narrative from a child of interfaith parents dating a Christian, trying to figure out how to raise his future children.

    Date: 07-20-2007

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