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Interracial and Intercultural Relationships

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  • J.A.C.K.: Jewish-American-Chinese Kid

    By Jonathan Chao Burnston

    The personal narrative of a young man who is very proud of his diverse background-- Chinese, American, and Jewish.

    Date: 07-20-2007
  • The Perfect Recipe

    By Heather Subba

    How a Jewish woman and her Nepali husband have come closer through their discovery of each others' cuisines.

    Date: 01-03-2008
  • Sikh and Jew: East Meets West

    By Daniel Koch

    The personal narrative of a Jewish man from the Midwestern United States and his wife from an Overseas Indian community in the Far East on how they have made their interfaith marriage last 25 years.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Interfaith Families for Whom I Have Performed a Brit Milah

    By Mark Rubenstein

    A personal narrative from a Reform-trained mohel explaining how he performs brits and sharing some unusual stories.

    Date: 06-21-2006
  • Marrying Off a Daughter as a Values Clarification Exercise

    By Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

    Personal Narrative about a mother’s efforts to connect with her daughter’s Iranian in-laws before the wedding to prevent an awkward ceremony, and to establish an ongoing relationship.

    Date: 06-19-2007
  • Conversion in Israel: New Developments

    By Sharon Ashley

    Reprinted news article about an Israeli Supreme Court decision ruling that Jews-by-choice that had Reform and Conservative conversions are recognized as full citizens of Israel, and all legal rights, including the Law of Return, apply to them (the Orth

    Date: 07-26-2006
  • Waiting Outside the Promised Land

    By Lesley Williams

    Personal narrative from a black convert to Judaism who is uncomfortable with her synagogue’s focus on Yiddishkei, lack of diversity and subtle racism.

    Date: 12-26-2006
  • For Those Who "Don't Look Jewish," the Search for Acceptance Is No Joke

    By Johanna Ginsberg

    Reprinted news article about the formation of a group of trans-racial Jews to celebrate Jewish holidays and discuss what it means and how it feels to be Jews of color.

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • A Conversation with Julia Schulman, Mother of Two Daughters Adopted from China

    By Charlotte Honigman-Smith

    Interview with a woman raising two adopted Chinese-American daughters describing how she converted them to Judaism directly upon their arrival in the states.

    Date: 11-05-2006
  • Passover Recipes from the Eclectic Jewish Community in Australia

    By Linda Morel

    Reprinted interview with a chef from Australia--where Passover occurs in the autumn--including recipes for red eggs, sherry charoset, and cocoa cream layer cake.

    Date: 11-15-2006

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