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  • 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
  • Sikh and Jew: East Meets West

    By Daniel Koch

    The personal narrative of a Jewish man from the Midwestern United States and his wife from an Overseas Indian community in the Far East on how they have made their interfaith marriage last 25 years.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • This Land Is My Land, but Maybe Not Your Land

    By Faye Rapoport DesPres

    Personal narrative from an American Jew who thinks of Israel as her second home but may never return because her non-Jewish fiancé is afraid of flying.

    Date: 12-19-2006
  • Marrying Off a Daughter as a Values Clarification Exercise

    By Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

    Personal Narrative about a mother’s efforts to connect with her daughter’s Iranian in-laws before the wedding to prevent an awkward ceremony, and to establish an ongoing relationship.

    Date: 06-19-2007
  • Facing the December Dilemma: Guidelines for Interfaith Couples

    By Dr. June Andrews Horowitz

    Professional view consolidating common concerns facing interfaith families around Christmas and Hanukkah, guidelines for negotiating the December Dilemma, and tips for how to decide the best option for your family.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • Conversion in Israel: New Developments

    By Sharon Ashley

    Reprinted news article about an Israeli Supreme Court decision ruling that Jews-by-choice that had Reform and Conservative conversions are recognized as full citizens of Israel, and all legal rights, including the Law of Return, apply to them (the Orth

    Date: 07-26-2006
  • Looking for Mr. Goodstein: When Gentile Singles Seek Jewish Mates

    By Lisa Scherzer

    Reprinted news article from The Forward about JDate, an online Jewish dating service, and whether non-Jews who are interested in meeting Jews should be welcomed to register and participate.

    Date: 08-21-2007
  • How to Talk about Israel When the Other Is One of Them

    By Edie Mueller

    Personal narrative from an intermarried Jewish woman about the difficulties of talking about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with her non-Jewish husband.

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Jewish Cowboys and Chicken Farmers: Two Films That May Confound Your Stereotypes

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Reviews of Song of a Jewish Cowboy and A Home on the Range: The Jewish Chicken Ranchers of Petaluma, directed by Bonnie Burt about rural Jewish communities in Northern California throughout the past several generations.

    Date: 02-16-2007
  • Raising Self-Reliant Children

    By Rabbi Bruce Kadden

    Review of The Blessing of a Skinned Knee: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children by Wendy Mogel, a guide to raising children while taking faith and religion into consideration.

    Date: 01-18-2007

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