By Hannah Greenstein
Review of Forbidden Marriages in the Holy Land, by Michael Khleifi. a film about relationships between people of various religions in the Middle East, and how they, their friends, and families respond and cope.
By Paula Lee Hellman
The personal narrative of a Jewish woman who was hurt by her in-laws’ belief that one must be baptized to get into heaven.
By Ronnie Caplane
General information and professional advice about interfaith couples and some examples of how couples have told parents about religious decisions for children.
By Alice Waugh
Personal narrative about how a couple planned their Jewish wedding carefully, so as to include the non-Jewish, atheist parents.
By Sue Repko
A personal narrative from a non-Jewish mom discussing her child’s bar mitzvah: how they created an informational booklet, how she felt about the ceremony, and her father’s enthusiastic response to the event.
By Phoebe Kerness
Professional view article about what grandparents can and can’t do about the religious upbringing of their grandchildren, and some questions to aid Jewish grandparents in determining the most important aspects of their Jewish identities to co
By Ross Schneiderman
A profile about the marriage of recent Jewish convert Katherine Gergen to Mark Barnett, the story of Katherine’s conversion, and their Jewish wedding ceremony.
By Helen Belitsky
Personal narrative about a couple who sent out small quite squares with their wedding invitations, and thus created a patchwork chuppah which physically and symbolically captured the creativity and love of family and friends in their new
By Sol Levin
Personal narrative from an intermarried man describing his parents (both survivors) and how their experiences instilled in him the importance of Jewish continuity. He describes how he wanted to marry a Jew, but ultimately felt good about mar
By Dr. Ruth Nemzoff
Personal Narrative about a mother’s efforts to connect with her daughter’s Iranian in-laws before the wedding to prevent an awkward ceremony, and to establish an ongoing relationship.