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Growing Up in an Interfaith Family

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  • How to Afford a Jewish Education

    By Vicki Streiff

    Classist assumptions in the Jewish community can make it tough to educate your children if you're not as well-off as Jewish institutions assume you are.

    Date: 06-04-2010
  • Removing The Stumbling Block

    By Jordyn Rozensky

    Raised in an interfaith family, Jordyn wondered if she was "Jewish enough" before opting for a conversion - no, affirmation - ceremony.

    Date: 03-20-2011
  • What Is a Jewish Word?

    By Ellen Scolnic

    A book on Jewish language turns into a great tool to welcome non-Jewish friends and family members into the community.

    Date: 11-13-2009
  • Double Happiness: Parenting a Jewish Teen

    By Hedi Molnar

    The mom of an American Jew of Chinese ethnicity thinks about how her daughter will navigate her teen years.

    Date: 01-15-2009
  • The Evolution Will Be Televised

    By Jennifer Locke Berenbaum

    A woman from an interfaith family tells the story of a trip she took to Israel that became part of a show on the Hallmark Channel.

    Date: 01-02-2008
  • Doing Hanukkah Big

    By Nora Raleight Baskin

    Personal narrative from a woman with a Jewish mother who reengages with her roots as an adult, partially by making a big deal out of Hanukkah.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Dating Jewish Men: An Interview with Emily Comisar and Sarah Pumroy

    By Sarah Pumroy

    They say that children of intermarriage generally aren't raised with a strong sense of Jewish identity, but you and I seem to be exceptions to that rule.

    Date: 04-26-2010
  • The Last Chinese (Jewish) Chef

    By Tracy Hahn-Burkett

    Review of The Last Chinese Chef, about a half-Jewish, half-Chinese chef in China and the grieving food writer who comes to know him.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Cemeteries Are Becoming New Challenge for Interfaith Families

    By Josh Nathan-Katzis

    Conservative rabbis' wrenching compromise with ancient Jewish burial tradition doesn't do much to stop most interfaith couples feeling like second-class citizens.

    Date: 08-02-2010
  • Beached in Wales

    By Alizah Salario

    Review of The Welsh Girl, Peter Ho Daviesí novel about a Welsh barmaid who hungers for adventure, a German POW in Wales and a Jewish-German interrogator.

    Date: 10-26-2007

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