Article Archive

Growing Up in an Interfaith Family

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  • Identity, Ideals and Institutions: How Jewish Organizations Can Find Hope in the Jewish Future

    By Sarah Bassin

    A child of interfaith parents discusses how the Jewish community does not meet her needs.

    Date: 08-03-2007
  • Fortunate Mix

    By Caitlin Caprice Williams

    The personal narrative of a woman raised in an interfaith family who went on a search to find a religion she felt comfortable with, but feared one of her parents would fear rejected if she chose the faith of the other. 

    Date: 08-15-2007
  • My Journey to Judaism with Interfaith Roots

    By Shira Aliza

    The personal narrative of a woman with interfaith parents who desired a connection with her Jewish heritage, but felt looked down upon and excluded from the Jewish community at Brandeis University because of her interfaith upbringing.

    Date: 08-14-2007
  • Chicken Soup Theology

    By Felice Indinoli Bochman

    Personal narrative from a woman whose parents raised her Catholic but still embraces Jewish culture due to her mother’s Jewish background.

    Date: 08-15-2007
  • We're Here, We're Half Jewish, Get Used to It!

    By Sue Fishkoff

    News article about the growing number of adults who define themselves as half-Jewish, and what the Jewish community is, and isn’t, doing to welcome them.

    Date: 08-24-2007
  • Matzah Sushi

    By Francesca Biller-Safran

    Growing up with Japanese and Jewish heritage was rich and inspiring for the author, who married a Jew and is raising Jewish children.

    Date: 04-08-2008
  • Unique Obstacles for Patrilineal Converts

    By Sue Fishkoff

    Jewish, conversion, convert, mikvah, mikveh, immersion, half-Jewish, Conservative, patrilineal, patrilineal descent, non-Jewish, mother, father, rabbi 

    Date: 08-13-2007
  • Faces of Change

    News story about how multicultural Jews are using Facebook as a way to connect.

    Date: 08-20-2007
  • The Making of a Young Rabbi

    By Rabbi Josh Burrows

    The story of the Methodist and Jewish ancestors of a rabbi at Washington Hebrew Congregation.

    Date: 01-15-2008
  • Hipster Hassids: A Semi-Shiksa Lusts for Her Ultimate Fetish--A Cute Jew-Boy

    By A. Pinsker

    The 20-something child of a non-Jewish mom and a Jewish dad tells of her experience dating a hip Orthodox Jewish man.

    Date: 08-01-2012

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