Article Archive

Growing Up in an Interfaith Family

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  • Tangled Roots: A Review

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Review of Tangled Roots, a documentary about a child of interfaith marriage’s exploration into her Jewish and German roots.

    Date: 02-15-2007
  • Divorced, Traditional Mother of Two with a Non-Jewish Boyfriend

    By Jennifer Pacquette

    Personal narrative by a traditionally observant Jewish woman and her relationship with a non-Jewish boyfriend, and the benefits and challenges of the situation for herself and her two kids. 

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • "I'm Jewish, Jewish, Jewish!"

    By Teresa McMahon

    Personal narrative from an intermarried Catholic woman who is raising her two daughters as Jews, and her realization, throguh personal and international events, that anti-Semitism is still a threat.

    Date: 07-19-2006
  • A Therapist Responds to "Seeking Acceptance" by Edward Ableser

    By Wendy Weltman Palmer

    A therapist reviews a book that a man wrote about his childhood where he was raised as a Christian and a Jew.

    Date: 07-19-2007
  • Memoirs of a Pizza Bagel

    By Joelle Asaro Berman

    Personal narrative from a Jewish-Italian woman who visited her two homelands, Sicily and Israel, within the span of several weeks.

    Date: 12-21-2006
  • I'm A Jew, According To ...

    By Akira Ohiso

    He reclaimed the lost Jewish heritage in his family, but like many Jews by choice, he finds his Jewishness is still challenged.

    Date: 03-12-2009
  • Why the Jewish Community Needs to Change Its Approach to Intermarriage

    By Charlotte Honigman-Smith

    Professional advice from rabbi who explains how his policies toward non-Jewish families regarding Bar or Bat Mitzvah and other matters have changed as he has gotten to know non-Jews who are committed to the Jewish identity of their children.

    Date: 06-06-2007
  • Anti-Semitism: Where Does It Begin...and End?

    By Rabbi Arthur P. Nemitoff

    Professional view from a rabbi about Jewish sensitivity around anti-Semitism, described through the story of a young boy from an interfaith family who felt uncomfortable singing a song about Christ in school, and whose father understood, but

    Date: 07-19-2006
  • Jewish, Arab MKs Slam Order to Deny Citizenship to Children of Israeli-Palestinian Couples

    By Dan Izenberg

    Reprinted news article about controversy over a new Israeli law that grants automatic citizenship to children of interfaith Israeli-Palestinian parents.

    Date: 07-27-2006
  • Hillel Developing New Guidelines for Students of Intermarried Families

    By Sue Fishkoff

    Reprinted news article about an effort Hillel is making to reach out to children of interfaith parents on college campuses.

    Date: 07-28-2006

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