Article Archive

Marriage and Relationships

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  • 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
  • Waiting Outside the Promised Land

    By Lesley Williams

    Personal narrative from a black convert to Judaism who is uncomfortable with her synagogue’s focus on Yiddishkei, lack of diversity and subtle racism.

    Date: 12-26-2006
  • Handling Religion in Our Blended Family

    By Paula Lee Hellman

    Personal narrative about a blended, interfaith family where there are more questions and explanations than conflicts.

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • Tips for Responding to Insensitive Comments About Interfaith Families

    By Sarah Litvin

    A series of tips from outreach experts on how children and adults should respond when they hear negative comments about intermarriage.

    Date: 08-24-2006
  • Overlapping Faiths: High Intermarriage Rates, High Divorce Rates--What Happens When They Mix?

    By Leisah Woldoff

    Reprinted news article about divorce of Jewish man and a woman who had converted to Judaism when she married but when divorced reverted to her Catholicism. They have one child, and the mother wants child to be able to choose his own religion while fath

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • Dear Dr. Paula: Confused by My Boyfriend's Family's Religious Christmas

    By Dr. Paula Brody

    Professional view "Dear Dr. Paula" article about a Jewish woman’s feelings after visiting her religiously Catholic boyfriend’s parents’ house over Christmas.

    Date: 06-14-2007
  • Interfaith Questions Faced by a Jewish-Puerto Rican Couple

    By Sheryl Santiago

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman who married a Puerto Rican non-Jewish man and raised their child Jewish.

    Date: 01-25-2007
  • Subtle Parenting Choices in Our American-Palestinian, Jewish-Muslim Family

    By Nora Lester Murad

    Personal narrative from an intermarried American Jewish woman describing her feelings of being torn between raising a family in America or Palestine/Israel.

    Date: 01-03-2007
  • Locked Doors

    By Vered Levy-Barzilai

    Reprinted news article about the Orthodox gay community, and their scholarly and social efforts to gain acceptance.

    Date: 01-08-2007
  • Lily's Bat Mitzvah

    By Daniel Bender

    A man’s personal narrative about the Jewish community in Honolulu and on his daughter’s two-part Bat Mitzvah-- one in Hawaii with flower leis and Japanese drummers and the other in Maine with bagels and lox.

    Date: 06-18-2007

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