Article Archive

Interracial and Intercultural Relationships

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  • Common Values Shared between a Jew and a Muslim

    By Esther Meyers

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman married to a Muslim man sharing how they negotiate their faiths, and how they teach their child to be a good person.

    Date: 01-03-2007
  • A Surprising Challenge In An Intercultural Relationship

    By Ruby Velez

    She thought she liked Jewish food, until she married into a Jewish family and had a child with severe food allergies.

    Date: 08-07-2008
  • Your Daughter Has Something to Tell You...

    By J. Singh

    Personal narrative from an Indian-Italian Catholic woman who had to tell her parents she was dating a Jewish girl.

    Date: 12-26-2006
  • We Should Learn From Esther, Who Married Outside Her Community to Save Her People

    By Sarah Flicker

    Reprinted personal narrative about a young Jewish woman whose Buddhist boyfriend felt uncomfortable in traditional Jewish institutions, so she started her own, "The Progressive Jewish Circle" in Toronto, which is "welcoming, creat

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • 500 Years after the Inquisition, Spaniards Find Way back to Judaism

    By Jerome Socolovsky

    A news story about Spaniards who are discovering that their ancestors were among the Chuetas, people of Jewish origin who were accused of being Hidden Jews after the expulsion of Jews from Spain in 1492, and now plan to return to their he

    Date: 06-15-2007
  • Summer Camps Go for Diversity

    By Chanan Tigay

    A news article about Jewish summer camps reaching out to diverse Jewish populations: kids with gay parents, kids with interfaith parents, kids in multi-cultural and multi-racial families.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Defining Birthright: Finding Personal Meaning

    By Inna Livitz

    Personal narrative from the daughter of an interfaith family who felt conflicted about her Russian and Jewish identities when she departed for birthright israel, but who returned feeling that her Jewish identity was her "birt

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • The Blessings of Jewish Interracial Adoption

    By Rabbi Daniel Kohn

    Professional view and personal narrative about challenges and issues of transracial Jewish adoption, and books and resources that  discuss those issues in greater depth.

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • Half Jewish, Half Italian and Half American

    By Suzanne Koven

    The personal narrative of a Jewish New Yorker about her marriage to her Catholic-Italian husband and their Jewish wedding ceremony.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • International Adoption and Interfaith Families

    By Vicki Peterson

    Article featuring interviews with several interfaith families who have adopted children from Asia and how these children feel about their cultural and religious identity.

    Date: 11-20-2006

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