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  • I Was a Teenage Not-So-Nice Jewish Girl

    By Jemi Kostiner Mansfield

    Personal narrative from a woman who rejected her Jewish upbringing as a teenager, eventually intermarried and now sends her children to day school.

    Date: 08-30-2007
  • The Child's Dilemma

    By Dawn C. Kepler

    An outreach professional’s response to Josh’s Dad Married a Shiksa!, by Laurie Nodie.

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • Back Talk

    By Alina Adams

    The author rebuts the accusation that she's single-handedly destroying the Jewish community.

    Date: 05-05-2008
  • Celebrating Holidays in an Interfaith Stepfamily

    By Dr. Jeffrey Greenhut

    Personal narrative by an unconventional (retired military officer, Republican) Jew describing how he, his non-Jewish fiancee, and both of their families from previous marriages celebrate each other’s holidays.

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • An Interfaith Engagement

    By Aaron Kagan

    I didn't imagine that my announcement to spend the rest of my life with the person I love would be met with anything but approval. Which is why it stung so sharply when that wasn't the case.

    Date: 10-21-2009
  • Our Jewish-Bahá'i Interfaith Marriage

    By Davida Steinberg

    The Bahá'i Faith is very different from Judaism, and that very newness and openness has made my interfaith journey with my husband unique and possible.

    Date: 05-24-2010
  • Religious Rights on Trial as Circumcision Case Reaches Oregon's High Court

    By Jennifer Siegel

    News article about an Oregon custody dispute between a Jewish father who wants to have his 12-year-old son circumcised and his non-Jewish mother, who does not.

    Date: 08-24-2007
  • The Journey to Judaism Can Be Lonely

    By Dawn C. Kepler

    Advice from an outreach professional on The Lonely Journey of a Puerto Rican Jew, by Franklin Velazquez.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Keeping Kosher and Keeping It Real

    By Amy Meltzer

    Making distinctions about what we do and don't eat in a way that is rooted in, but not wedded to, Jewish tradition turns cooking and dining into a meaningful experience.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • How I Became Too Jewish For My Jewish Mother

    By Jane Larkin

    Her mom wanted Jewish grandchildren, but her vision for what that should look like didn't involve quite so much Judaism.

    Date: 08-01-2012

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