Article Archive

Growing Up in an Interfaith Family

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  • Albert Einstein and Lasagna: Our Daughter's Jewish-Italian Bat Mitzvah

    By Deborah Freeman

    Personal narrative about the preparations for an interfaith family’s secular Bat Mitzvah, in which her step-brother and father’s Catholicism played a meaningful role.

    Date: 07-18-2006
  • Visiting Auschwitz: The Unexpected Aftermath

    By Alex Romano

    Personal narrative from a Jew-by-choice telling how his journey to Auschwitz and his daughter’s spirituality led him to journey toward Judaism.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Stumbling into an Interfaith Identity in Spain

    By Rebecca Cohen

    Personal narrative by the daughter of interfaith parents describing how her interfaith identity affected her appreciation of Catholic events during her stay in Granada, Spain.

    Date: 12-19-2006
  • Night and Fog

    By Andi Rosenthal

    The personal narrative of a woman who was raised Catholic, but had a Jewish father, and her experience taking classes about the Holocaust during college.

    Date: 06-14-2007
  • Raised in an Interfaith Family and Now Raising Her Child in One

    By Ronnie Caplane

    The story of a woman who was raised Jewish by a Jewish mother and non-religious father, and is now raising her children Jewish with a non-religious partner.

    Date: 07-24-2007
  • Jewish Plus Christmas

    By Brianne Kruger Nadeau

    Personal narrative about woman with a Catholic father who feels very Jewish and is Jewishly involved but still celebrates and finds meaning in Christmas.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • What's in a Name?

    By Edmund Case

    The personal narrative of a Jewish man in an intermarriage who chose to raise his children Jewish, although neither had a naming ceremony as babies.

    Date: 07-24-2007
  • A Half-Chinese, Half-Jewish Kids Conquers the Free Birthright Trip

    By Jon Block

    Personal narrative from a disaffected child of intermarriage who discovers the beauty of Israel while on a birthright israel trip.

    Date: 07-05-2007
  • "In the Mix": A Rosenblum by Any Other Name...

    By Julie Wiener

    A personal narrative from a Jewish woman who kept her Jewish-sounding last name when she married a non-Jew discussing the power--and humor--of Jewish names.

    Date: 06-21-2006
  • Interfaith Marriages Bring Variety to Holidays

    By Susie L. Oh

    Reprinted news article about the growing number of interfaith families and how their children feel that having interfaith parents is normal.

    Date: 08-14-2007

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