By Charlotte Honigman-Smith
Personal narrative from an interdating woman about the the darker side of Rosh Hashanah, and its resonance with her thoughts the year after September 11, and in the midst of the intifada in Israel.
By Richard Shevitz
Review of Shelley Kapnek Rosenberg’s book Adoption and the Jewish Family, which reviewer finds to be helpful, though extremely emotional and subjective.
By Rachel Core
Personal narrative from a fifth grade Jewish girl who was born in China and gets a bit annoyed when people give her weird looks for being a Chinese Jew.
By Dr. Ruth Nemzoff
Op-ed from a Jewish woman about how welcoming Jewish communities in other parts of the world are--and how American institutions could learn a thing or two from them.
By Milly Dawson
Personal narrative from a Jewish woman married to an African-American man trying to come to terms with her icy relationship with her husband’s late mother.
By Danielle Leeds
On our first date I told him, if you are not open to eventual conversion to Judaism, this can go no further. It's a wonder there was ever a second date with that as my kicky opener.
By Tom Tugend
Review of Divine Intervention, about three Israelis bound by love but separated by borders and checkpoints.
By Shoshana Hebshi-Holt
Reprinted personal narrative from the daughter of an interfaith family--her dad is Saudi while her mom is Eastern European Jewish--and her unique Arab-Jewish-American perspective on Israel and Arab-Israeli relations.
By Sneha Sastry
Review of Shooting Water, a memoir from Devyani Saltzman, daughter of acclaimed Indian filmmaker Deepa Mehta and a Jewish father.
By Rachel Rockenmacher
Personal narrative from a Jewish woman who had no problem telling her parents about her marriage to a Catholic man--but had a hard time telling her co-workers in the Jewish professional world.