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Growing Up in an Interfaith Family

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  • My Religion, My Choice

    By Tracy Feinstein

    The personal narrative of a woman who was raised secularly religious by interfaith parents and decided as a young adult to be converted to Judaism to confirm her faith, despite the fact that lineage already recognized her as a

    Date: 08-10-2007
  • Canteens, Bug Repellant and an Interfaith Identity

    By Joelle Asaro Berman

    Personal narrative from a child of intermarried parents who attends Jewish camp and then becomes a counselor, and finds that helping others with their Jewish identities solidifies hers.

    Date: 07-20-2007
  • The Battle for My Soul

    By Nick Zaller

    The personal narrative of a young man raised in an interfaith family who has chosen Judaism but feels unwelcome by much of the Jewish community since he is a patrilineal Jew.

    Date: 08-08-2007
  • The Horse's Mouth: Ask the Adult Children How to Raise Interfaith Kids

    By Robin Margolis

    An adult child of an interfaith marriage gives advice to parents raising children in an interfaith relationship.

    Date: 08-10-2007
  • Coming Home

    By Jessica Oudin

    The personal narrative of a young woman and her comforting experiences in her hometown synagogue, as well as her college Hillel.

    Date: 08-07-2007
  • Chrewish

    By Jackson Davidow

    The story of a pre-teen who was raised by a Christian mother and Jewish father but feels a strong connection to his Jewish identity and rejects the label "Chrewish."

    Date: 08-09-2007
  • The Gift of Being Jewish

    By Paul Frankle

    The personal narrative of a teenage boy raised Jewish by his Jewish father and Christian mother who often felt sympathy for his mother when she appeared excluded or lost.

    Date: 08-09-2007
  • A Twist of Faith

    By Johanna Karasik

    Child of intermarried parents who had felt uncomfortable that others didn’t consider her Jewish, flourishes at Brandeis Bardin Institute, and eventually becomes its program director.

    Date: 08-03-2007
  • Culture Strengthens Religious Identity at a Jewish Summer Camp

    By Wendy Viola

    The personal narrative of a child of intermarried parents who had felt uncomfortable and unaccepted in other Jewish situations, feels comfortable and accepted at a Jewish summer camp and this solidifies her Jewish identity.

    Date: 07-23-2007
  • Family Differences

    By Naomi Geschwind

    The personal narrative of a woman who was raised in an interfaith family, recognizing the Jewish holidays in a religious manner, while only secularly celebrating the Christian holidays.

    Date: 08-14-2007

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