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  • One Jew or Two? The "Continuity Crisis" Hits Home

    By Melanie Weiss

    Personal narrative from a Jewishly involved young gay woman who wants to raise her children Jewish, but isn’t concerned about interdating.

    Date: 02-09-2007
  • Dispatch from the Institute: A Field Report

    By The Jewish Outreach Institute

    Professional view from the Jewish Outreach Institute (JOI) about their efforts to "open up" the American Jewish community to make it more welcoming for interfaith families, and their recent work at the General Assembly meeting of the United

    Date: 07-28-2006
  • A Documentary about a Same-Sex Wedding in San Francisco: A Review of My Sister, My Bride

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Review of Bonnie Burt’s My Sister, My Bride, a documentary about the love and marriage of a Jewish lesbian couple.

    Date: 02-13-2007
  • Negotiating Faith

    By Gail Quets

    Review of The Guide to Jewish Interfaith Family Life: An InterfaithFamily.com Handbook, edited by Ronnie Friedland and Edmund Case, about the variety of experiences of interfaith families and how they experience Judaism.

    Date: 05-24-2007
  • Canceling Christmas

    By Johanna Hammer

    Before, Christmas had been entirely self-indulgent, an orgy of good tidings and cheer that my Jewish partner had lovingly enabled. Suddenly this year, every decoration suddenly took on the weight of the added burden of "meaning" through my son's eyes.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • My First Purim

    By Anthony Johnson

    As I laughed at the jokes and yelled at Haman, I realized something--I was fitting in. The folks in that room were as passionate as I was about reconciling their religion with their sexuality. I was at a Jewish event, but I was surrounded by other queers and we were having a blast.

    Date: 02-26-2010
  • A Good Eater

    By Matthew Scott

    One doesn't really run into Jewish folks too often growing up in rural Indiana; one certainly doesn't get an idea of the ins and outs of Jewish culture or food.

    Date: 11-12-2008
  • My Name Is My Prayer

    By Ren Faught

    The daughter of an interfaith family who was not raised as a Jew discusses the importance of the Hebrew name she picked when she converted.

    Date: 09-07-2008
  • A Prayerbook to Welcome Everyone

    By Jo Ellen Green Kaiser

    She got involved in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender synagogue because she loves liturgy--and found a community committed to including her interfaith, straight family.

    Date: 11-20-2009
  • In the Mix: Same Sex, Different Faith

    By Julie Wiener

    It's easier to be a non-Jew raising Jewish children when your partner is a Jewish mother.

    Date: 12-08-2008

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