By Paula Lee Hellman
Personal narrative about a blended, interfaith family where there are more questions and explanations than conflicts.
By Melanie Herscovitch
Why is it that Christians and Jews have very different ideas when it comes to such things as place settings, present-giving, food-choices, and most relevant to my present situation, wedding planning?
By Ed Ohalva
Personal Narrative about a couple who worried that the geographic and education-level differences between their parents might make for awkwardness when they first met, but who ended up pleased with how accepting and mature they all were.
By Vered Levy-Barzilai
Reprinted news article about the Orthodox gay community, and their scholarly and social efforts to gain acceptance.
By Pearl Choset Salkin
Opinion/Editorial by a Jewish woman who was invited to 5 family weddings, 4 of which were to non-Jews. She wonders what will happen with her own children and how she will respond if they marry non-Jews.
By Cheryl Opper
Personal narrative by a Christian woman describing her parents’ reactions to her news that they would have Jewish grandchildren: her father was enthusiastic, and her mother warmed to the idea with time.
By Jim Keen
Personal narrative about how one Protestant-Jewish interfaith couple decided to handle the Christmas-Hanukkah presents dillema: the kids would recieve their main presents on on Hanukkah, but when they got together with their Christian cousins on
By Hal Schneider
Personal narrative from a Jewish man whose parents wouldn’t attend his Jewish wedding to his non-Jewish Hawaiian bride--but did attend his second, secular ceremony.
By Suzanne Koven
Personal narrative about how a Jewish woman’s Catholic mother-in-law gently prodded her to become more Jewishly observant.
By Ben Dubrovsky
Personal narrative/opinion piece suggests that focusing on shared values rather than religious differences is the way to create an inclusive, meaningful wedding ceremony and relationship with (in his case non-Jewish) in-laws.