By Marylin Greene
Personal narrative by a Jewish woman who knew nothing about her intermarried brother’s plans for his children’s religious upbringing until she recieved an invitation to a baptism, and she and her mother feel angry and upset.
By Dr Gary A. Tobin
Reprinted professional view contrasting the mythic (close-knit, proud, homogenous) Jewish American family from the real (interfaith, diverse, dispersed) one.
By Reika Dutta
Personal narrative from an Indian woman whose sister is married to a Jewish man about the subtle ways racism and anti-Semitism can seep into families’ attitudes toward their in-laws.
By Howard Lovy
Personal narrative e-mail correspondance between an engaged couple--an agnostic and a Jew--about how to raise their hypothetical future children.
By Margery Clapp
Personal narrative by a Jewish woman whose mother lives with her, and whose daughter, her Christian husband, and their children have lived with her too, making it hard for the older generations to ignore or not have input into their religious
By Heather Subba
Personal narrative from a Reform Jewish woman whose Orthodox friend strongly disapproved of her relationship with a non-Jew.
By Gail Quets
Professsional advice and list of dos and don’ts of how to comfort and think about a newly divorced intermarried partner and why that divorce happened.
By Edie Mueller
The story of an intermarried woman whose husband supports the Palestinians while she supports the Israelis, but working on a joint social action project on the issue helped them to talk about it more constructively.
By Wendy Weltman Palmer
Professional advice "Dear Wendy" article about a Catholic woman whose parents did not approve of her raising Jewish children and who now has to decide whether to invite them to her daughter’s Bat Mitzvah.
By Jane Blumenthal Martin
Tips on how to communicate in interfaith or intercultural relationships from Joel Crohn, author of Mixed Matches: How to Create Successful Interracial, Interethnic, and Interfaith Relationships, and other experts.