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Telling Your Parents

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  • "Big Bad" Debra Winger

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    Profile of Debra Winger, an intermarried Jewish actress and star of the television series Big Bad Love.

    Date: 02-17-2007
  • Creating Our Own Religious Traditions and Helping Our Parents Adjust

    By Rena Mello

    Personal narrative from a Catholic woman who agreed to raise Jewish children, but who made special efforts to exclude certain rituals (like ritual circumcision in the home) that made her and her parents uncomfortable.

    Date: 12-03-2006
  • Adventures in Gay Interfaith Marriage

    By Leslie Lavine

    Personal narrative about how religion came between an interfaith couple’s marriage.

    Date: 01-08-2007
  • You're Raising Them What? Telling Your Parents You Are Raising Jewish Kids

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative by a Protestant man describing how he and his Jewish wife prepared to tell his parents that they planned to raise Jewish kids, but they still really wanted his parents’ help in raising them.

    Date: 12-03-2006
  • Walking Seven Circles

    By Tony Castleman

    Personal narrative from a Jewish man married to an Indian Hindu woman who are raising their son in both religions.

    Date: 07-24-2007
  • The Elephant in the Room

    By Lisa Danetz

    Personal narrative about a Jewish woman in love with a Catholic man who didn’t see how they could reconcile their religious differences.  Ultimately, the man agreed to raise their future kids as Jews.

    Date: 11-14-2006
  • Interfaith Marriage: A Compilation of Supportive Resources

    By Frances G. Kaufmann

    Professional view compilation of books about lifecycle events and important decisions and discussions for interfaith couples and families.

    Date: 06-26-2007
  • Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?

    By Rabbi Bruce Kadden

    Professional view by a rabbi and advice for couples in handling their parents’ desire to control the wedding planning.

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • Helping My Christian Parents Understand Their Grandchildren's Judaism

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative by an intermarried Protetant man describing his parents’ active participation and appreciation in his wife’s and children’s Judaism.

    Date: 11-21-2006
  • On Rabbinic Officiation at Interfaith Weddings

    By Jacqueline S. Guttman

    Reprinted personal narrative speech given by a lay-woman at the Central Conference of American Rabbis in 1996, telling the story of her son and daughter-in-law, and their trouble finding a rabbi to officiate at their wedding. 

    Date: 07-28-2006

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