Article Archive

Marriage and Relationships

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  • My Big Fat Interfaith Lesbian Wedding

    By Cynthia Kalish

    Personal narrative by a Jewish lesbian describing the excitement surrounding her upcoming weddings to her Christian partner--both civil and religious.

    Date: 07-10-2013
  • Dear Rabbi: Jewish Woman Married to Muslim Man, Raising His Christian Children

    By Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

    A rabbi gives advice to a Jewish woman raising her Muslim husband’s children as Jews until her father-in-law, upset at the arrangement, causes her husband to become abusive and unwilling to allow the children to practive Judaism.

    Date: 06-14-2007
  • Dispatch from the Institute: So You Think You've Got Problems?

    By Hannah Greenstein

    Review of Forbidden Marriages in the Holy Land, by Michael Khleifi. a film about relationships between people of various religions in the Middle East, and how they, their friends, and families respond and cope.

    Date: 01-02-2007
  • How Religious Differences Came Between Us

    By Elyn Perzley

    Article about interfaith couple raising Jewish daughters whose non-Jewish relatives resent their keeping kosher and not raising the kids as Catholics.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Telling Your Family You're Raising Your Children Jewish

    By Ronnie Caplane

    General information and professional advice about interfaith couples and some examples of how couples have told parents about religious decisions for children.

    Date: 12-03-2006
  • Common Values Shared between a Jew and a Muslim

    By Esther Meyers

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman married to a Muslim man sharing how they negotiate their faiths, and how they teach their child to be a good person.

    Date: 01-03-2007
  • A Surprising Challenge In An Intercultural Relationship

    By Ruby Velez

    She thought she liked Jewish food, until she married into a Jewish family and had a child with severe food allergies.

    Date: 08-07-2008
  • Caught Between Two Faiths

    By Stewart Ain

    Reprinted news article about a boy whose feuding divorced parents are sending him to both Catholic and Jewish religious schools.

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • Your Daughter Has Something to Tell You...

    By J. Singh

    Personal narrative from an Indian-Italian Catholic woman who had to tell her parents she was dating a Jewish girl.

    Date: 12-26-2006
  • Why Non-Jewish Spouses Sometimes Think That Jews Are Weird

    By Edmund Case

    The personal narrative of a Jewish man whose wife pointed out to him that many Jews are somewhat hypocritical in feeling uncomfortable when Jews convert to another faith, but openly accepting and supporting people of other faiths who decide to convert

    Date: 06-15-2007

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