Article Archive

Jewish-Muslim Relationships

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  • Love Despite Opposition: An Italian Jew and Pakistani Muslim

    By David & Nadia

    Personal narrative by an interfaith Italian Jewish-Pakastani Muslim couple who are determined to "make it work" despite the opposition of both families.

    Date: 01-02-2007
  • Not Interfaith, Our Faith

    By Susan Goldstein

    Personal narrative about the relationship between a Jewish woman and a Muslim man.

    Date: 01-02-2007
  • Oasis: An Arab-Jewish Romance in the Negev Desert

    By Loolwa Khazzoom

    Personal narrative by an Jewish woman whose family is descended from Jews from Iraq describing the delights and dilemmas of dating a Bedouin Muslim man in Israel.

    Date: 01-02-2007
  • Never Again? An Interview with Susan Schwartz Senstad, Author of Music for the Third Ear

    By Rebecca E. Kotkin

    Interview with Susan Schwartz Senstad, author of the book Music for the Third Ear, with special attention to Senstad’s own Jewish identity and her real-life inspiration for the war-torn characters in her book.

    Date: 02-21-2007
  • Dear Rabbi: Jewish Woman Married to Muslim Man, Raising His Christian Children

    By Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

    A rabbi gives advice to a Jewish woman raising her Muslim husband’s children as Jews until her father-in-law, upset at the arrangement, causes her husband to become abusive and unwilling to allow the children to practive Judaism.

    Date: 06-14-2007
  • Dispatch from the Institute: So You Think You've Got Problems?

    By Hannah Greenstein

    Review of Forbidden Marriages in the Holy Land, by Michael Khleifi. a film about relationships between people of various religions in the Middle East, and how they, their friends, and families respond and cope.

    Date: 01-02-2007
  • 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 Star of David in a Land of the Crescent

    By Miriam Emons

    Personal narrative by a Jewish woman whose family was living in the MIddle East, where she fell in love with a Muslim man, but realized that the pressure of being surrounded by his family and culture, with its differing societal expectations, would be

    Date: 01-03-2007
  • "A Good Muslim Wife"

    By Deborah Semel

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman in Turkey dating a Muslim man, and the difficulties they encounter when she tries to prepare the break-fast meal for him during Ramadan.

    Date: 09-05-2006
  • Subtle Parenting Choices in Our American-Palestinian, Jewish-Muslim Family

    By Nora Lester Murad

    Personal narrative from an intermarried American Jewish woman describing her feelings of being torn between raising a family in America or Palestine/Israel.

    Date: 01-03-2007

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