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  • Our Blended Family

    By Ellen S. Glazer

    Personal narrative about a blended interfaith family where everyone has different levels of religious feeling, from absolutely none to a high level.

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • My Son's Intermarriage

    By Raquel Stabinski-Leib

    Personal Narrataive about how shocked and disappointed a woman is when her son tells her he is engaged to a non-Jewish woman. Gradually, though, she becomes more accepting.

    Date: 06-19-2007
  • A Grandmother's Gift

    By Ellen S. Glazer

    Personal narrative about a young Jewish girl's Catholic grandmother, who gave her a diamond Star of David necklace.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • My Son's Baptism: A Jewish Mom's Struggle

    By Emily Cappo

    A personal narrative from a Jewish woman raising her child with knowledge of both Judaism and Christianity yet in neither religion, describes her anxieties over her son’s baptism.

    Date: 12-06-2006
  • The Shrinking Crucifix

    By Elaine K. Markowitz

    Personal Narrative in which a Jewish mother whose son is being married to a Catholic woman in a church by a cantor and priest is first horrified by the huge cross in the church, yet when she returns on the wedding day, the cros

    Date: 07-05-2006
  • Rabbis Who Serve Interfaith Nuptials Tend to Go It Alone

    By Lisa Keys

    Reprinted personal narrative about co-officiation, why rabbis will and why some won’t do it, why some will officiate at interfaith weddings, just not with priest.

    Date: 08-17-2006
  • Learning from Experience: Real Life with Extended Interfaith Families

    By Amy Elkes

    Personal narrative about a Jewish woman’s frustration with her boyfriend’s family’s ignorance about all things Jewish, but her appreciation of their willingness to learn.

    Date: 11-09-2006
  • Interfaith Families Raising Jewish Children

    By Edmund Case

    Reprinted professional view and personal narrative of Ed Case, founder of InterfaithFamily.com about his personal and professional journey with interfaith family issues, and his call for outreach to interfaith families by American Jewish comm

    Date: 07-28-2006
  • When a Child Converts

    By Rabbi Diane Cohen

    Personal narrative by a rabbi who is hurt by, but eventually accepts, her two sons’ conversion to Christianity.

    Date: 11-09-2006
  • A Mixed Jewish-Catholic Couple Helps Win the Right for Same-Sex Marriages in Canada

    By Gil Kezwer

    Reprinted news article about the first gay couple to be married in Canada--they were interfaith.

    Date: 01-08-2007

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