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  • Dispatch from the Institute: Spring, Time for Choices and Family

    By The Jewish Outreach Institute

    Professional view from the Jewish Outreach Institute advising interfaith families to discuss the connections, similarities, and differences between Passover and Easter, two important holidays in Jewish and Christian faiths.

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • 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 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

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