By Adam B. Ellick
Reprinted news article about the last remaining (intermarried!) Jew in the Lithuanian town of Plunge, and his dedication to memorializing the Jewish communities who perished in the Holocaust
By Joseph Andrews
Reprinted news article about Neve Shalom/Wahat-al-Salam", a half-Jewish, half-Arab Muslim village in Israel whose villagers are committed to teaching, learning, and living about and with each other.
By Gina Hagler
Personal narrative from a converted Jew who is raising adopted Korean children as Jews with her husband, and is looking for a synagogue that feels right.
By Oliver B. Pollak
Review of The Conrad Boys, a movie about--and written by, directed by and starring--the gay child of a Jewish father and a Chinese-American mother.
By Ellen S. Glazer
Professional view and news article about different facets of Jewish adoption: the biblical precedents for intertility, the post-Holocaust Jewish need to repopulate, and the patrilineal descent issue for gay Jewish couples.
By Hedi Molnar
Personal narrative from the child of Holocaust survivors describing how she felt compelled to connect with and pass on Judaism once she had (adopted) children.
By Jessica Steinberg
Reprinted news story about Russian Aliya/Immigration to Israel, and what this means for Israeli demographics, given that many Russian Jews are from interfaith families or have no proof that their mother is Jewish, and therefore are not, halachical
By Steven Michalove
Personal narrative about an intermarried man’s feelings as he attends his father’s funeral and how he finds comfort in Jewish ritual at these key transitional times
By Robin Galiano Russell
Reprinted news article about the Dallas Jewish community in particular, and the different ways couples face the December dilemma.
By Naomi Pfefferman
Obituary of Nell Carter, an African-American Jew-by-choice and famous actress and performer.