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Growing Up in an Interfaith Family

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  • Rabbi Reuben's Ruminations: Talking About Jesus

    By Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben

    If one parent is a believing Christian and the other is a practicing Jew, how can they talk to their children about the ways that Christianity and Judaism are different?

    Date: 09-24-2008
  • Songs From Both Sides

    By Dan Bindschedler

    A musical memorial service at his mother's childhood synagogue helped this young musician understand the impact of his childhood in an interfaith family on his spirituality.

    Date: 03-08-2010
  • Starting From Scratch

    By Stacey Palevsky

    His mother didn't want to burden him with Judaism, but Thomas Karatzas wanted to become bar mitzvah.

    Date: 11-13-2008
  • Rabbi Reuben's Ruminations: What Do the Symbols of Passover Mean?

    By Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben

    If you're trying to figure out what's going on at the Passover seder, tune in to Rabbi Reuben and learn all about it.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Teens Take On the Jewish Holidays in Short Films

    By Lindsey Silken

    Teens direct three short films for the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival about their complicated families and the Jewish holidays.

    Date: 02-10-2009
  • Tickling Leo: A Tale of Love and Loss

    By Hedi Molnar

    First time director Jeremy Davidson's film Tickling Leo reaches deeply into the lives of a family of Holocaust survivors.

    Date: 09-04-2009
  • Rabbi Reuben's Ruminations: Intermarried, But My Kids Are Interdating

    By Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben

    Rabbi Reuben advises parents of children of dating age to think about the values rather than the religious backgrounds they would like potential partners to have.

    Date: 09-10-2008
  • Rabbi Reuben's Ruminations: Can't We Do Both Religions?

    By Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben

    One of the questions that interfaith couples ask me more than any other when it comes to raising children is, "Why can't we raise them as both?"

    Date: 08-13-2008
  • The Bat Mitzvah Gift

    By Deborah Susser

    Like most parents, I wanted my daughter to have what I had not. In my case, that meant a sense of being grounded in a particular community and tradition.

    Date: 04-19-2010
  • Drake Graham, Black Jewish Hip Hop Star

    By Amos Barshad

    An African-American Jewish day school graduate starts to make it big in hip-hop, to the delight of his former day-school classmates--who used to call him names.

    Date: 06-14-2010

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