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.
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.
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.
By Dawn C. Kepler
An outreach professional’s response to Josh’s Dad Married a Shiksa!, by Laurie Nodie.
By Ronnie Friedland
Audio interview with Scott Simon, host of National Public Radio’s "Weekend Edition Saturday."
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
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
By Ellen Scolnic
Children enjoy helping their parents prepare for special occasions, and Hanukkah is no exception.
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
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.