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Growing Up in an Interfaith Family

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  • To Max, From Santa

    By Max Reusing

    The personal narrative of teenage boy who discovered Judaism when his Jewish mother began bringing him to services in their new town, while his Catholic father remained unreligious.

    Date: 08-09-2007
  • my choice/my identity/my struggle

    By Loolwa Khazzoom

    The personal narrative of an Orthodox Jewish woman who was excluded and fearful as a child because of her faith, but has now formed immense pride in her Jewish heritage.

    Date: 08-07-2007
  • I Am Not a Crisis

    By Anna Mills

    The personal narrative of a woman raised by her Jewish mother and Quaker father in a Lutheran town, but has discovered her Jewish identity and enjoys attending services at her synagogue on a regular basis.

    Date: 08-08-2007
  • Adult Children of Intermarriage: Their Stories

    By Miriam Weinstein

    The stories of three adults raised in interfaith households and the religious decisions, or lack of religion, that they have made for their children.

    Date: 08-09-2007
  • Feeling Jewish, and Also Enjoying My Christian Cultural Heritage

    By Marissa Rose Green

    The personal narrative of a young woman raised in an interfaith family celebrating holidays with cultural and familial meaning, but has now connected with her Jewish identity.

    Date: 08-09-2007
  • My Wife's a Rabbi, My Mom's a Minister and I'm OK

    By Isaac Goldstein Luria

    Personal narrative from the son of a Jewish dad and a Christian minister mom who was raised with both religions but eventually chose Judaism.

    Date: 01-24-2008
  • Raised in an Interfaith Family and Now Raising Her Child in One

    The story of a woman raised in an interfaith family who identified herself as Jewish, and is now raising her child in an interfaith family.

    Date: 06-06-2007
  • "In the Mix": From "Half-Jewish" to Rabbi

    By Julie Wiener

    News article about children from interfaith homes who are now studying to be rabbis.

    Date: 07-05-2007
  • Whose Daughter?

    By Charlotte Honigman-Smith

    The personal narrative of a Jewish woman who debated how to fill out her Hebrew name, since her father was not Jewish.

    Date: 08-14-2007
  • Choosing Judaism After an Interfaith Upbringing That Did "Both"

    By Ilene Springer

    The stories of young adults who have all chosen Judaism after being raised in interfaith families that observed both sets of holidays.

    Date: 08-09-2007

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