Article Archive

Love and Communication

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  • Daughter of the Covenant

    By Keren R. McGinity

    A personal narrative from a Jewish woman married to a non-Jewish Irish man about the journey to their daughter’s unique baby-naming ceremony--replete with bagpipes.

    Date: 06-21-2006
  • When Children Raise Jewish Parents

    By Christina Pertus Hendelman

    Personal narrative from a non-Jew who’s struggling with the decision to have a bris and reluctant to give up Christmas.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Shuls Face Hard Questions about Non-Jews

    By Ami Eden

    A news article about the role non-Jewish members of interfaith families are playing at many of today’s Conservative synagogues.

    Date: 06-12-2007
  • Why I Am Not Having My Sons Circumcised

    By Dawn Friedman

    Personal narrative from a mother who grew up in interfaith family and converted to Judaism, yet did not have her son circumcised even though she is raising him Jewish, because she did not want to harm his body in case as an adult he chooses a religion

    Date: 11-14-2006
  • Can It Be Done? New Book Shows How Intermarriage Can Work

    By John Blumers

    Review of Inside Intermarriage by Jim Keen, a longtime columnist for who writes about his experience as a Protestant man raising Jewish children with his Jewish wife.

    Date: 09-17-2006
  • The Life-Cycle of an Interfaith Relationship: Phase One--The Dating Game

    By S. Courtney Nathan

    Professional advice to interdating couples:  be sure to have those difficult discussions about family, religion, culture, and expectations for the future before you marry. Article gives some suggestions of important information to share with

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • An Email Conversation between Father and Daughter

    By Gail Wertheimer

    An e-mail an intermarried woman sent to her father, who was concerned about how her kids could have a strong Jewish identity if their father didn’t convert to Judaism.

    Date: 11-09-2006
  • Personal Stories of Jewish Christian Intermarriage: A Review of Interfaith Families

    By Cheryl F. Coon

    Review of Interfaith Families: Personal Stories of Jewish-Christian Intermarriage by Jane Kaplan, which explores the different types of intermarriage and the decisions made within each regarding religion and child-rearing.

    Date: 01-17-2007
  • In Between

    By Eric Pliner

    The personal narrative of a man whose partner is studying Judaism, but his parents frown upon his brother’s relationship with a Christian girl.

    Date: 06-12-2007
  • Till Death Do Us Part

    By Anita Diamant

    Jewish mourning customs can help people weather grief, whether the person who died is Jewish or not.

    Date: 08-01-2012

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