Article Archive

Interracial and Intercultural Relationships

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  • Ruth's Inspiration

    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.

    Date: 07-27-2006
  • Interfaith Holiday Partners in Haifa: Among Haifa's Arabs and Jews, Winter Holidays Occasion for Unity

    By Dina Kraft

    Reprinted news article about the Festival of Festivals, an interfiath, intercultural festival that Arabs, Jews, and Christians collaborate to organize in Haifa, Israel each winter.

    Date: 07-27-2006
  • Embracing Two Realities: Thoughts about Opposition to Intermarriage as I Approach Mine

    By Mina Silberberg

    Opinion piece by a Caucasion Jewish woman who is married to a Christian African-American man describing her desire to be welcomed and appreciated by the Jewish community, but also her understanding of those critical of intermarriage

    Date: 07-11-2006
  • Reform Conversions on the Increase among Russian Immigrants

    By Abigail Radoszkowicz

    Reprinted news article about the increasing popularity of liberal (Reform and Conservative) Jewish conversions and synagogues among Russian Jews in Israel. 

    Date: 07-27-2006
  • Comics Daughter Rain Pryor Takes Fried Chicken & Latkes to JCCs

    By Dan Pine

    Profile of Rain Pryor, the daughter of Richard Pryor and his Jewish wife, and her new musical theater show, "Fried Chicken and Latkes."

    Date: 02-18-2007
  • Intermarriage Can and Does Work

    By Nadine Soo-Hoo Levy

    The personal narrative of a Chinese-American woman about her marriage to a Jewish man and how their successful marriage has lasted forty years.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • The Stupid Jew

    By Aliza Hausman

    Though she learned a lot for her conversion, Aliza sometimes feels like she doesn't know as much as other Jews--kind of like all of us.

    Date: 01-19-2009
  • Black Torah, or Funny, You Don't Look Jewish

    By Karen Kushner

    An informative article discussing how it is necessary for the Jewish community to welcome Jews of color and interfaith families, since such people make up a significant portion of the Jewish population.

    Date: 06-15-2007
  • Grupo Hispano Celebrates a Buen 5767

    By Roberto Loiederman

    News story about an old school synagogue in Los Angeles that’s been infused with new Latino blood.

    Date: 01-25-2007
  • Picture This: Old Photographs, New Life

    By Heather Subba

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman reflecting on her Jewish past and her interfaith future with her Nepalese Hindu husband.

    Date: 06-18-2007

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