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  • Pollsters Take off the Gloves in Feud over Intermarriage: Critic Charges 'Bias' in AJCommittee Study

    By Ami Eden

    Reprinted news article about the debate between Ed Case and Sylvia Barack Fishman over anti-intermarriage bias in the American Jewish Committee’s study of Jewish demographics.

    Date: 07-14-2006
  • Beatles Wisdom

    By Amy Elkes

    Personal narrative by an interdating Jewish woman who was nervous about bringing her non-Jewish boyfriend to meet her Holocaust-survivor grandparents.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Power and Passion in Interfaith Relationships

    By Carla Haimowitz

    A professional view/advice article on the benefits of being in an interfaith relationship-- including exposure to culture and greater appreciation of one’s religion.

    Date: 06-15-2007
  • Him, Her, or Us: The Family Loyalty Knot

    By Eleanor Jaffe

    Professional view from a social worker facilitating interfaith couples’ workshops describing the comments of interfaith couples and their parents, and explaining, in general terms, the generational gap.

    Date: 06-15-2007
  • The Price of Intermarriage?

    By Sarah R. Heilbronner

    A young Jewish woman considers whether she would marry a non-Jew, creating an interfaith family like the one in which she grew up.

    Date: 07-23-2007
  • Not Your Typical Jewish Mother: A Review of Thunder in Guyana

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Review of Thunder in Guyana, a documentary about the life of Janet Roberts Jagan, a white Jewish woman married to a Guyanese man, and who was elected president of Guyana.

    Date: 02-16-2007
  • Choosing Judaism and Wanting to Pass It Down

    By Johanna Karasik

    The personal narrative of a young woman who was raised in by interfaith parents but chose Judaism and remains unsure if growing up in an interfaith family will affect her decision to marry someone Jewish or raise her children Jewish.

    Date: 07-20-2007
  • A Bridge Too Far? The Namesake and the Intermarriage Question

    By Suzanne Koven

    Review of The Namesake, about a young Indian-American man’s search for identity and love, and how it relates to the issue of intermarriage in the Jewish community.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Demographic Solutions

    By Rabbi Michael Boyden

    Reprinted news article about one rabbi’s plan of action to prevent intermarriage and interfaith marriage in Israel from becoming a serious problem:  education, accessibility to conversion, and outreach to the non-Jewish populations of Isreal.

    Date: 07-27-2006
  • In the Mix: Gentile Women And The S Word

    By Julie Wiener

    The author thought that the term shiksa had fallen into disuse, but it's still around.

    Date: 04-16-2009

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