Article Archive

Interracial and Intercultural Relationships

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  • Dear Rabbi: Jewish Words

    By Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

    Professional advice from a rabbi to a man whose father-in-law asked him not to use so many "Jewish words" since they make his (non-Jewish) future sister-in-law uncomfortable.

    Date: 11-13-2006
  • Network Strives to Embrace Jews of All Races, Ethnicities

    By Mica Rosenberg

    A news article about multicultural families in the Jewish community and the organizations that are reaching out to such families.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Kosher Gospel Rocks the House at Seder Celebrating Jewish Diversity

    By Chanan Tigay

    A news article about the ethnic, racial and cultural diversity of the Jewish faith, focusing on African-American Jews who used to travels miles in order to prayer together in a black Jewish community, rather than in a local white European shul.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Reflections on Marrying Interfaith Couples

    By Rabbi Leslie Keiter Tannenwald

    Professional view from a rabbi who thinks that performing interfaith marriages helps keep the couple within the Jewish community.

    Date: 08-17-2006
  • "You Have Shamed Us"

    By Marina Budhos

    Personal narrative from a woman whose Jewish mother was disowned by her grandfather when she married an Indian man from the Caribbean.

    Date: 06-01-2007
  • Do We Want to Be Who We Really Are?

    By Dr Gary A. Tobin

    Reprinted professional view contrasting the mythic (close-knit, proud, homogenous) Jewish American family from the real (interfaith, diverse, dispersed) one.

    Date: 11-13-2006
  • 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
  • Our Son's Conversion to Judaism

    By Rabbi Susan Silverman

    Personal narrative in which rabbi/mother of adopted child expresses anger at her son’s needing an Orthodox conversion, (so that all Jews will accept his being Jewish) when she is not comfortable with Orthodox rules.

    Date: 11-06-2006
  • 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
  • Malangas and Mangoes with a Cuban Minyan

    By Tina D. Wasserman

    Recipes for Cuban Jewish cooking, with some context on how Cuban cuisine changed after the Revolution.

    Date: 01-25-2007

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