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.
By Dawn C. Kepler
Advice from an outreach professional on The Lonely Journey of a Puerto Rican Jew, by Franklin Velazquez.
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.
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.
By Jane Larkin
Her mom wanted Jewish grandchildren, but her vision for what that should look like didn't involve quite so much Judaism.
By Rachel Baruch Yackley
Her daughter decided to have a bat mitzvah after all, in the inclusive Jewish community their interfaith family helped found.
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.
By Lynn Melnick
Our reviewer read the whole book on how to have better relationships with adult children just a few days before her own parents came to visit for a month.
By Larry Rosenwald
My Judaism has had to be such that I could present it proudly and with conviction to a serious Quaker.
By Sybil Kaplan
Review of The Guide to Jewish Interfaith Family Life, edited by Ronnie Friedland & Edmund Case, a book that highlights the experiences of interfaith families, including life-cycle events, conversion, and outreach.