By Alex Goldfein
Personal narrative from a Jewish man who has had to grapple with the cultural differences in relationships with a Lutheran, a Korean and an Indian Hindu.
By Kathy Miller
Personal narrative by a non-Jewish bar mitzvah mother after the event, looking back and grateful to so many people, including her non-Jewish family for their gracious participation.
By Naomi Pfefferman
A conversation with Julie Taymor, the director of the film Frida.
By Cheryl A. Lieberman
Personal narrative about a Jewish mother who adopted Catholic Native-American boys, and raised them as Jews while being respectful of their Catholic upbringing and beliefs.
By Marylin Kress
Personal narrative by a single Jewish mother who adopted an infant from China describing her unconditional love and appreciation for her daughter.
By Debra A.W. Berger
Personal narrative from the mother of an adopted Guatemalan girl, explaining how she and her husband raised her Jewish--and their daughter’s occasional doubts about being Jewish.
By Myrna Baron
General information about Humanistic Judaism, its doctrine, practices, and lifecycle ceremonies
By Melissa Minkin
Article about Sherman Alexie’s film about a gay Indian poet who falls in love with a Jewish woman, The Business of Fancydancing. The film features actress/singer Michelle St. John who is of Jewish and Christian Indian descent.
By Judith Bolton-Fasman
Profile of Rebecca Walker, daughter or Alice Walker and Mel Leventhal, and author of her new memoir Black White and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self.
By Hillel Halkin
Reprinted opinon piece about two bible stories that provide alternative views of assimilation and accepting converts: the tolerant, welcoming attitude of the story of Ruth, and the xenophobic, defensive attitude of the story of Ezra.