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Growing Up in an Interfaith Family

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  • Can You Call It Interdating When Your Partner is Agnostic?

    By Jannon Stein

    I'm living with my boyfriend of five years and not planning on having children. What we have is not really a family and it is not really interfaith, either, because that word implies a dialogue between two different faiths.

    Date: 03-23-2009
  • A Family Blessing With Sprinkles on Top

    By Michelle Effron Miller

    Daughter of an interfaith marriage, she is raising her children as Jews, but her brothers are not.

    Date: 08-22-2008
  • Preservation

    By Sam Jacobs

    His peers persuaded him to make the rule against interdating, because they were confused about their identity. Then he broke his own rule.

    Date: 10-09-2009
  • Laker Jordan Farmar shoots for Middle East coexistence

    By Gil Hoffman

    Jordan Farmar, the only Jewish player in the NBA, plays basketball for peace with Israeli and Palestinian children.

    Date: 08-14-2008
  • Joining Traditions

    By Benjamin A. Maron

    We tend to dwell on what it's like for parents when their children intermarry. What about what it's like for children whose parents enter a second, interfaith marriage?

    Date: 02-12-2010
  • This Is Not Your Mother's Synagogue

    By Rachel Mauro

    This child of an interfaith family is choosing a different kind of Jewish community than her parents did.

    Date: 08-21-2008
  • Sinai At Sea

    By Andi Rosenthal

    She was happy to take her recently widowed mother on a cruise, but did it have to be on such a meaningful Jewish holiday?

    Date: 06-09-2008
  • A Sukkah of Our Own

    By Charlotte Gordon

    We were proud of our sukkah. Even though it didn't adhere to the rabbis' rules, I knew we had come near the spirit of the law.

    Date: 10-21-2008
  • Excerpts from Surviving

    By Akira Ohiso

    He hadn't known that his maternal grandfather had been a silent Jew. Now he was in love with a Jewish woman and working as a social worker with Holocaust survivors.

    Date: 02-24-2009
  • Comforting Mourners in Interfaith Families

    By Lois Rubin

    Jewish mourning practices can be psychologically helpful to people who have lost parents, even when those parents aren't Jewish.

    Date: 04-30-2010

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