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  • Matzah and Mass: Interfaith Families Tackle Their Passover-Easter Dilemma

    By Amanda Pazornik

    Celebrate one? Both? They don't typically ask their rabbis, but they do have to decide what to do about these major spring holidays.

    Date: 03-24-2010
  • 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
  • Negotiating Faith

    By Gail Quets

    Review of The Guide to Jewish Interfaith Family Life: An InterfaithFamily.com Handbook, edited by Ronnie Friedland and Edmund Case, about the variety of experiences of interfaith families and how they experience Judaism.

    Date: 05-24-2007
  • 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
  • Interview with Scott Simon

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Audio interview with Scott Simon, host of National Public Radio’s "Weekend Edition Saturday."

    Date: 11-30-2006
  • Intermarried Parent Who Raised Children with No Religious Identity Writes Book Expressing Regret

    By Rebecca E. Kotkin

    Review of The Soup Has Many Eyes: From Shtetl to Chicago--A Memoir of One Family’s Journey Through History, by Joann Rose Leonard, who describes her Jewish background and why she and her non-Jewish husband chose to raise their children spiritu

    Date: 01-14-2007
  • From Congo to Judaism: A Spiritual and Interfaith Pilgrimage

    By Judith Bolton-Fasman

    Review of By the Grace of God: A Tale of Love, Family, War and Survival from the Congo by Suruba Ibumando (Georgette Wechsler) with Howell Wechsler, a memoir which follows the writer from her experience in the Congolese civil war to her escape

    Date: 06-28-2007
  • Make a Menorah to Light Up Hanukkah

    By Ellen Scolnic

    Children enjoy helping their parents prepare for special occasions, and Hanukkah is no exception.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Bar Mitzvahs as an Opportunity for Family Healing: How the Bar/Bat Mitzvah Can Work Therapeutically

    By Dr. Judith Davis

    Reprinted professional view about how the bar/bat mitzvah is a ritual that "has the potential for healing in the way it works symbolically to mark boundaries and make connections"--among family members, between the future and the past, and

    Date: 11-14-2006
  • 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

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