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Telling Your Parents

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  • Four Generations Living Together: An Interfaith Mosaic

    By Margery Clapp

    Personal narrative by a Jewish woman whose mother lives with her, and whose daughter, her Christian husband, and their children have lived with her too, making it hard for the older generations to ignore or not have input into their religious

    Date: 11-13-2006
  • "Don't Worry, Mom"

    By Judith Fishman Bard

    Personal narrative by the mother of an intermarried son expressing her love and thanks to him and his wife for their religious decision to raise their two daughters as Jews.

    Date: 12-05-2006
  • Whose Life Is It Anyway?: Officiating at an Intermarriage

    By Rabbi Paul H. Levenson

    Professional view by rabbi presenting a typical scenario that occurs when an interfaith couple approaches him asking that he marry them.

    Date: 08-17-2006
  • Supporting My Partner through the Death of Her Parent

    By Barry Schwartz

    Personal narrative about the death and funeral of a man whose loving, inclusive spirit brought together friends and famly of all ages and religions.  Together, they created a personalized memorial service that was meaningful to all.

    Date: 07-18-2006
  • Family Secrets and Tensions

    By Nina Amir Lacey

    Personal narrative by a Jewish woman whose husband converted, and who is raising Jewish kids, yet who has never discussed the religious upbringing of her children with her in-laws, and knows that they are uncomfortable with hearing their grandchildren

    Date: 11-13-2006
  • Challenges for an Interfaith Grandmother

    By Flo Brodley

    Personal narrative from a Jewish grandma who was nonobservant but wants her intermarried daughter to have her kids bar mitzvahed.

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Dancing the Mezhinka: A Sister's Perspective

    By Debbie Abrams

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman who is the only child in her family marrying another Jew, describing her frustration that her siblings’ intermarriages has torn her family apart, and wondering how--and if--she can fit disapproval of intermarri

    Date: 11-13-2006
  • Of Crucifixes, Latkes, and Overcoming Stereotypes

    By Jennifer Pacquette

    Personal narrative about a Jewish woman in a serious relationship with a Catholic man who cringes at the sight of a cross yet decided to study Catholicism in an attempt to appreciate and accept it, and is hoping that, in time, her partner’s fam

    Date: 06-26-2007
  • Cokie and Steve Reveal the Secrets of Their Happiness

    By Cindy Sher

    Profile of Cokie Roberts which focuses on her intermarriage to Steve Roberts and the story of how they’ve raised their children in both faiths.

    Date: 02-18-2007
  • Our Most Challenging Interfaith Topic: What Religion Would Our Children Have?

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative article about the process a couple went through after getting engaged, for two years before they married, trying to decide in what religion to raise their children.

    Date: 07-18-2006

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