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  • I Am a Jew

    By Ellen Bernstein

    A Jew-by-choice describes what she thinks is wonderful about being Jewish.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • Interfaith Weddings: Honoring Both Sets of Parents

    By Ben Dubrovsky

    Personal narrative/opinion piece suggests that focusing on shared values rather than religious differences is the way to create an inclusive, meaningful wedding ceremony and relationship with (in his case non-Jewish) in-laws.

    Date: 07-05-2006
  • Cultural Differences and Value Similarities: How We Deal with It All

    By Judi Brooks

    A white Jewish woman discusses the ways that she and her African-American Christian husband have negotiated differences to form a close family.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Mixed Background Times Three

    By Marc Tyler Nobelman

    Personal narrative in which an American Jewish man recounts the religious, historical, and cultural tensions of dating and marrying a German Protestant woman.

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • How I Counsel Interfaith Couples before Their Wedding

    By Ron Li-Paz

    Professional view article about how a cantor counsels interfaith couples before he marries them, encouraging them to choose one religion for their future children and for their family, as something that will help bind them together as a family.

    Date: 07-18-2006
  • Why I Changed My Mind

    By Rabbi Arthur P. Nemitoff

    Professional view article explaining why a rabbi will now officiate at interfaith weddings and the conditions under which he will do so.

    Date: 08-17-2006
  • Can Stereotypes Be Helpful?

    By Edie Mueller

    A writer explores the value of Jewish stereotypes and Catholic stereotypes.

    Date: 10-16-2007
  • Feliz Ańo Nuevo, Plus Recipes

    By Teresita Levy

    Personal narrative by a Catholic woman who became a Jew-by-choice and loves Jewish culture and lifestyle, but has difficulty finding meaning in long High Holiday services.  She also includes some Puerto Rican recipes adapt

    Date: 08-02-2006
  • Lovers of Israel: A Review of A Place in the Tent: Intermarriage and Conservative Judaism

    By Rabbi Carl Perkins

    Book review of A Place in the Tent:  Intermarriage an Conservative Judaism by a rabbi and a Jewish outreach worker, gives an outline of the book’s structure and complimentary overview of its content.

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Single Situations: About My Last Column

    By Dana Greene

    Reprinted personal narrative column about interdating and intermarriage, and the responsibilities--to your family, your people, your own emotions--that singles juggle in thinking about romantic relationships.

    Date: 11-09-2006

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