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Interracial and Intercultural Relationships

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  • Handling Hesitations over Circumcision: One Couple's Story

    By Rabbi Paul H. Levenson

    Professional view from a rabbi seeking to debunk the claims of anti-circumcision advocates.

    Date: 07-18-2006
  • The Challenge of Being Me

    By Kyra Davis

    Personal narrative from a black Jewish woman who isn’t a misfit and has experienced little racism or anti-Semitism.

    Date: 12-26-2006
  • Momo and Matzoh: Our Tibetan-Jewish Marriage

    By Julia Gutman

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman who is married to a Buddhist man who was raised in a culture that frowned on open argument.

    Date: 12-27-2006
  • A Place for Us

    By Karen Engels

    Personal narrative about an interfaith couple and how they worked out a way of being together and creating a marriage ceremony that was Jewish yet acknowledged and included the non-Jewish family and friends.

    Date: 06-22-2006
  • She Wants Revenge's Justin Warfield: A Profile in Black and White

    By Karla S. Blume

    Feature on Justin Warfield, lead singer of She Wants Revenge, who’s got nothing but gratitude for his Russian-Romanian-Jewish-Southern-African-American upbringing.

    Date: 12-26-2006
  • Being "Both": Claiming Dual Identity as a Biracial Jew

    By Lisa W. Rosenberg

    Personal narrative from a woman whose Jewish mother and black father were united by civil rights and who began exploring her heritage in college.

    Date: 12-26-2006
  • Salt Cod on Shabbat

    By Rachel Rockenmacher

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman who is raising her son Jewish, but teaching him Portuguese, with her Azorean non-Jewish husband.

    Date: 03-05-2007
  • How to Transmit My Greek Orthodox Heritage, without Confusing My Jewish Daughter

    By Tanya H. Keith

    Personal narrative by a woman who will raise her newborn daughter as a Jew, but is struggling with how she can incorporate her Greek Orthodox (Christian) traditions, memories, and culture into her daughter’s upbringing witho

    Date: 08-07-2006
  • Walking Seven Circles

    By Tony Castleman

    Personal narrative from a Jewish man married to an Indian Hindu woman who are raising their son in both religions.

    Date: 07-24-2007
  • Tostones and Matzoh: A Puerto Rican-Jewish Journey

    By Teresita Levy

    The personal narrative of a Catholic Puerto Rican woman and the the story behind her traditionally Jewish last name.

    Date: 06-18-2007

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