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  • 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
  • A Newfound Love and a Lost Friendship

    By Heather Subba

    Personal narrative from a Reform Jewish woman whose Orthodox friend strongly disapproved of her relationship with a non-Jew.

    Date: 06-06-2007
  • God Is Great, I'm Not: A Review

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Review of God is Great; I’m Not, about an interfaith relationship that grows rocky when the Catholic girlfriend’s interest in Judaism grows in contrast to her Jewish boyfriend’s identity conflict and personal shame.

    Date: 01-22-2007
  • Solo Loeb Seeks a Duet--on Camera

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    Profile on Lisa Loeb whose tv reality show displays the Jewish woman/celebrity looking for a husband.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Counseling Interfaith Couples Who Want Me to Marry Them

    By Rev. Yvonne V. Schaudt

    Professional view by a minister discussing how she immediately hurls the hard questions--conversion and children--at interfaith couples who want her to marry them because she believes that these questions are essential to work out before

    Date: 11-14-2006
  • Conservative Survey Shows Ramah Kids Have More Frum

    By Julie Wiener

    Reprinted news article about the great effectiveness of the Conservative movement’s Ramah sleep-away camps, based on a survey of the religious commitment and attachment to Israel of 1,273 North American teens whose families belong to Conse

    Date: 11-27-2006

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