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Interracial and Intercultural Relationships

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  • Seven Days and a Funeral

    By Lula Jones

    A non-Jew is thrown into Jewish burial and mourning customs when her grandfather-in-law dies.

    Date: 09-09-2008
  • No Longer Intermarried But Still Chinese

    By Debbie Burton

    Maybe it is not such a bad thing that my Chinese appearance means I can't so easily leave behind the fact that I was previously intermarried.

    Date: 02-22-2010
  • Washington, D.C. Congregation Has Diversity As Its Mission

    By Adam Kredo

    A multicultural and multiracial Jewish group in Washington, D.C. offers its first Rosh Hashanah services in the restored century-old Sixth and I synagogue building.

    Date: 10-16-2008
  • Hebrew School--I Hated It, You're Going

    By Davida Steinberg

    How to include your non-Jewish husband in a family bat mitzvah--when the bat mitzvah is your mother.

    Date: 08-11-2010
  • A Hands-on, Flexible Holiday: U.S. Jews at Home with the Seder

    By Julie Wiener

    Reprinted news article about why Passover is such a popular Jewish holiday in America, and the creative seders families have.

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • Not the Only One

    By Yonit de Metz

    Going to college in Iowa on a National Hispanic Merit Scholarship, she wanted to know, "Are there Jews here?"

    Date: 04-23-2010
  • Lights, Camera, Mazel Tov--How I Officiated a Wedding on MTV

    By Rabbi David S. Gruber

    I've officiated at many interfaith weddings, but this was the first one I did on television.

    Date: 01-15-2010
  • The Reality of Hospitality

    By Alex Goldfein

    Personal narrative describing the cultural differences between a Jewish man from southern California and his Hindu wife from Bangalore, India.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Where There is Love There is Life: A Hin-Jew Wedding in Texas

    By Rabbi David S. Gruber

    How a co-officiated Jewish/Hindu wedding was beautifully and respectfully orchestrated, including explanations of the ceremony and symbolism.

    Date: 01-20-2011
  • Catholic to Kugel

    By Michella Ore

    This thoughtful teenager's mom is African-American and Catholic. Her dad is Jewish. She's been raised Catholic, but has decided to convert to Judaism.

    Date: 06-10-2009

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