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Growing Up in an Interfaith Family

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  • Dear Alma Mater

    By Paula Rosenberg

    She was raised Catholic in an interfaith household and chose her father's Judaism as an adult, but doesn't want to forget good relationships from her Catholic education.

    Date: 11-04-2009
  • Rabbinic Reflections After 30 Years in an Interfaith Family

    By Rabbi Heather Ellen Miller

    Rabbi Miller finds that being the child of an interfaith family gives her special insight into working with interfaith families.

    Date: 04-30-2009
  • Connecting to the 'Other,' Then Holding the Gates Wide Open

    By Leslie Hilgeman

    A rabbinical student from an interfaith family offers prayers for healing with coworkers from Haiti.

    Date: 02-24-2010
  • Out of the Desert

    By Sara Davies

    She always knew that her mother's family was Jewish and that her father's family wasn't, and didn't like Jews.

    Date: 07-15-2009
  • Yes, I'm Jewish!

    By Margaret Wilson

    The adult child of a Holocaust survivor in an interfaith marriage describes herself as a rebel. She has done all she can to hold on to her Jewish identity.

    Date: 06-05-2009
  • Building a Closer Family

    By Seth Bobrow

    Working on his family cabin with his mom and step-dad gave him a sense of responsibility and adult mastery.

    Date: 02-01-2010
  • Birthright Israel Next Monologues: Greg Aguele

    By Greg Aguele

    So I got on a plane--even with El Al stopping me about my name--for a 12-hour flight to reclaim my birthright.

    Date: 06-03-2009
  • "My Dad Converted" and Other Questions

    By Ruth Schapira

    How do we talk to teens about religion? About their religious identity? About their parent's conversion?

    Date: 01-17-2013
  • How I Found Jewish Portland

    By Dan Bindschedler

    Dan lost his connection to Judaism when he lost his mother. Ironically, it took moving from NYC to Portland, OR, to find a new one.

    Date: 10-14-2014
  • Seeing Israel through My Interfaith Family's Eyes

    By Brittany Ritell

    After Brittany's parents visit her in Israel, she reflects on the unique interfaith nature of their time together.

    Date: 03-20-2014

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