Article Archive

Marriage and Relationships

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  • Learning from Experience: Real Life with Extended Interfaith Families

    By Amy Elkes

    Personal narrative about a Jewish woman’s frustration with her boyfriend’s family’s ignorance about all things Jewish, but her appreciation of their willingness to learn.

    Date: 11-09-2006
  • When a Child Converts

    By Rabbi Diane Cohen

    Personal narrative by a rabbi who is hurt by, but eventually accepts, her two sons’ conversion to Christianity.

    Date: 11-09-2006
  • Interfaith at the Top

    By Rabbi Lev Baesh

    Personal narrative by a gay rabbi describing how his interfaith relationship has "enriched our families, our community, and ourselves."

    Date: 01-08-2007
  • A Mixed Jewish-Catholic Couple Helps Win the Right for Same-Sex Marriages in Canada

    By Gil Kezwer

    Reprinted news article about the first gay couple to be married in Canada--they were interfaith.

    Date: 01-08-2007
  • Jerusalem of Pink

    By Jenny Hazan

    Reprinted news article about the LGBTQ pride parade in Jerusalem, sponsered by Love without Borders, Al-Fatiha Foundation for gay and lesbian Muslims, and the Keshet Ga’avah World Congress of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Jews.

    Date: 01-08-2007
  • Reconciliation: Embracing a Gay Interfaith Relationship

    By Daniel Seymour

    Personal narrative about a gay man in an interfaith relationship which was at first difficult to navigate, but through many loving conversations, has worked out.

    Date: 01-08-2007
  • Dolphin Skins in the Desert and the Making of a Miraculous Bar Mitzvah

    By Beth Gilbert

    Reprinted profile of Mason Washauer, the son of divorced interfaith parents, who decided he wanted a Jewish education, and so travels seventy miles twice a week to a synagogue in Missouri.

    Date: 08-14-2007
  • Lessons from the Margins

    By Karen Erlichman

    Professional view from an interfaith program director describing the lessons that interfaith couples can learn from the LGBTQ community in terms of coming-out and fitting-into Jewish communal life. 

    Date: 01-08-2007
  • The Challenge of Being Me

    By Kyra Davis

    Personal narrative from a black Jewish woman who isn’t a misfit and has experienced little racism or anti-Semitism.

    Date: 12-26-2006
  • Momo and Matzoh: Our Tibetan-Jewish Marriage

    By Julia Gutman

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman who is married to a Buddhist man who was raised in a culture that frowned on open argument.

    Date: 12-27-2006

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