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Telling Your Parents

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  • From My Perspective: How Joining a Parents of Interfaith Children Group Helped Me

    By Bobbie Friedman

    Personal narrative about how a support group helped a parent deal with her mixed feelings about her daughter’s engagement.  The group helped her feel she was not alone and strengthened her communication with her daughter. Date: 11-14-2006

  • From Fundamentalist Christianity to Judaism

    By Tasha Greer

    A personal narrative of a woman who chooses to convert and raise her daughter Jewish.

    Date: 11-14-2006
  • The December Delight

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative from the Protestant half of an intermarried couple describing how his family has negotiated the December Dilemma:  they have made it a delight by spending both Christmas and Hanukkah with family and friends.

    Date: 08-09-2006
  • Flexibility Is Key

    By Nancy Laufer

    Personal narrative by a non-Jewish woman whose parents were at first relieved when she married a nice Jewish boy, but later felt hurt that their grandchildren were not being taught their family traditions.

    Date: 05-31-2007
  • Late Marriage: A Review

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Review of Late Marriage, a film by Dover Kosashvili, which explores relationships between men and women, parents and children, and Georgian and Algerian Jews in Israel.

    Date: 02-13-2007
  • I Have to Admit, I'm Glad We Had Girls

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative from an intermarried Presbyterian man who introduced his extended family to Judaism through his girls’ baby-naming ceremonies.

    Date: 07-26-2006
  • A Trumpet in the Wadi

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Review of the Israeli film A Trumpet in the Wadi  about a romance between a Christian-Arab woman and a Jewish man.

    Date: 01-22-2007
  • Dear Wendy: Confused about Role of Religion in My Life and My Future Children's

    By Wendy Weltman Palmer

    Professional advice article in which a man contemplating intermarriage asks Dr. Wendy advice about his sudden interest in passing Judaism on to his future children.

    Date: 06-13-2007
  • 'Tis the Season to Be Ironic

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative from a Protestant man raising Jewish children on how the family "helps" his parents celebrate Christmas at his parents’ house every year.

    Date: 11-30-2006
  • A Conversation with Dover Kosashvili, Writer and Director of Late Marriage, and Ronit Elkabetz, the Female Lead

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Interview with Dover Kosashvili, writer and director of Late Marriage.

    Date: 05-03-2007

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