Article Archive

Marriage and Relationships

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  • When Jewish David Met Irish Eileen: Intermarriage, '70s-Style

    By Eli Valley

    Professional advice from rabbi who explains how his policies toward non-Jewish families regarding Bar or Bat Mitzvah and other matters have changed as he has gotten to know non-Jews who are committed to the Jewish identity of their children.

    Date: 10-16-2007
  • Mixing without Blending

    By Jane Telluride

    Personal narrative from a Christian intermarried woman who was frustrated the Jewish holidays were observed with greater deference than Christian ones in their home, and decided to change that. 

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • Bridging Differences in Gay and Lesbian Interfaith Partnerships

    By Rabbi Amber Powers

    Professional view from a gay rabbi about the special and differing needs and expectations gay interfaith couples have of synagogues.

    Date: 05-31-2013
  • Dancing the Mezhinka: A Sister's Perspective

    By Debbie Abrams

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman who is the only child in her family marrying another Jew, describing her frustration that her siblings’ intermarriages has torn her family apart, and wondering how--and if--she can fit disapproval of intermarri

    Date: 11-13-2006
  • Of Crucifixes, Latkes, and Overcoming Stereotypes

    By Jennifer Pacquette

    Personal narrative about a Jewish woman in a serious relationship with a Catholic man who cringes at the sight of a cross yet decided to study Catholicism in an attempt to appreciate and accept it, and is hoping that, in time, her partner’s fam

    Date: 06-26-2007
  • Divorced, Traditional Mother of Two with a Non-Jewish Boyfriend

    By Jennifer Pacquette

    Personal narrative by a traditionally observant Jewish woman and her relationship with a non-Jewish boyfriend, and the benefits and challenges of the situation for herself and her two kids. 

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • Nuclear (Family) Fusion: Seeing the World through Another's Eyes

    By Alina Adams

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman married to a black man... or is it a black woman married to a Jewish man?

    Date: 12-26-2006
  • Divorce and the Interfaith Family

    By Rabbi Jeffrey A. Marx

    Professional advice from a rabbi about how divorced interfaith parents tend to seek solice in their own religious traditions, and how it is essential that families include a binding decision on the children’s religious upbringing in the divorce docu

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • Temple Professor Works to Create Center on Afro-Jewish History

    By Rachel Silverman

    News article about a new institute for the study of black-Jewish history in Philadelphia.

    Date: 04-19-2007
  • One Gay, Interfaith, Interracial Relationship

    By * Tova

    Profile of one interfaith lesbian couple and how their interfaith and lesbian identiites complement each other.

    Date: 07-05-2007

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