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Telling Your Parents

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  • Pollsters Take off the Gloves in Feud over Intermarriage: Critic Charges 'Bias' in AJCommittee Study

    By Ami Eden

    Reprinted news article about the debate between Ed Case and Sylvia Barack Fishman over anti-intermarriage bias in the American Jewish Committee’s study of Jewish demographics.

    Date: 07-14-2006
  • My Granddaughter's Baptism

    By Angela Meyer

    Personal narrative from a Jewish grandma recounting the pain of watching her grandaughter be baptized.

    Date: 12-06-2006
  • Choosing a Birth Ceremony and Telling My Parents

    By Ruth Goldberger

    Professional view from a Reform outreach director--and convert to Judaism--discussing her parents’ anxieties over their grandchildren’s circumcision.

    Date: 06-01-2007
  • Working Out Our Wedding Ceremony Led to Working Out Our Marriage

    By Mindy McMahon

    Personal narrative article about how a Jewish-Catholic couple, despite opposition from both families, married in a ceremony which worked for everyone.

    Date: 08-11-2006
  • Not Your Typical Jewish Mother: A Review of Thunder in Guyana

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Review of Thunder in Guyana, a documentary about the life of Janet Roberts Jagan, a white Jewish woman married to a Guyanese man, and who was elected president of Guyana.

    Date: 02-16-2007
  • Fearing the Holidays

    By Kim Mortellite

    Personal narrative from a non-Jewish woman engaged to a Jewish man who plans on raising their children Jewish struggling with how to balance Hanukkah and Christmas.

    Date: 12-14-2006
  • On Learning That My Jewish Son Would Raise His Daughter Catholic

    By Angela Meyer

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman recalling her thoughts and feelings when her son informed her that his children would not be raised as Jews.

    Date: 12-06-2006
  • The Clash of Religion: A Sister's Point of View

    By Marylin Greene

    Personal narrative by a Jewish woman who knew nothing about her intermarried brother’s plans for his children’s religious upbringing until she recieved an invitation to a baptism, and she and her mother feel angry and upset.

    Date: 11-09-2006
  • Hadassah

    By Andi Rosenthal

    The personal narrative of a woman of an interfaith family who was raised Catholic but decided to convert to Judaism, like her grandmother had, after being feeling connected at a Bar Mitzvah and years of study of her heritage.

    Date: 06-07-2007
  • My Choice, My Journey

    By Arlene Sarah Chernow

    Personal narrative about a woman who grew up biologically, but not culturally or spiritually Jewish, who married a Jewish man, and slowly developed a stronger Jewish identity.

    Date: 06-07-2007

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