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  • Anti-Fir Protest

    By Laurie Biundo

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman married to a non-Jewish man about her own unease over Christmas and her family's participation in Hanukkah.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • How to Make Halloween Holy

    By Micah Sachs

    A holiday that overturns the social order may be a great opportunity to build community and teach children to trust themselves.

    Date: 10-29-2008
  • Little Critics' Picks for Jewish Children's Books

    By Vicki Streiff

    Vicki Streiff's three children are a tough audience, and they liked three out of four of these Jewish children's books.

    Date: 11-05-2008
  • Canceling Christmas

    By Johanna Hammer

    Before, Christmas had been entirely self-indulgent, an orgy of good tidings and cheer that my Jewish partner had lovingly enabled. Suddenly this year, every decoration suddenly took on the weight of the added burden of "meaning" through my son's eyes.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • The Journey to Judaism Can Be Lonely

    By Dawn C. Kepler

    Advice from an outreach professional on The Lonely Journey of a Puerto Rican Jew, by Franklin Velazquez.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Keeping Kosher and Keeping It Real

    By Amy Meltzer

    Making distinctions about what we do and don't eat in a way that is rooted in, but not wedded to, Jewish tradition turns cooking and dining into a meaningful experience.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • News from the Network: It's a Challenge That Must Be Made into an Opportunity

    By Deborah Fineblum Raub

    Reprinted news article about a presentation on Intermarriage in Boston, prompted by Sylvia Fishman’s book that promoted in-marriage and criticized outreach.

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • How I Became Too Jewish For My Jewish Mother

    By Jane Larkin

    Her mom wanted Jewish grandchildren, but her vision for what that should look like didn't involve quite so much Judaism.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • A Do-It-Yourself Bat Mitzvah

    By Rachel Baruch Yackley

    Her daughter decided to have a bat mitzvah after all, in the inclusive Jewish community their interfaith family helped found.

    Date: 07-03-2008
  • The Bottom Line

    By Lula Jones

    Religion and culture wouldn't stand in the way of our love--even when we were arguing about how to name our baby.

    Date: 07-29-2008

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