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  • The Lonely Journey of a Puerto Rican Jew

    By Franklin Velazquez

    Personal narrative of a Puerto Rican convert to Judaism, who is struggling to fit in his suburban synagogue and trying to reconcile the differences between himself and his non-Jewish wife.

    Date: 03-05-2007
  • With CHAI You Get Eggroll: Raising a Jewish-Chinese Daughter in America

    By Marylin Kress

    Personal narrative by the adoptive mother of a Chinese girl who is being raised as a Jew, describing the Chinese language, culture, and dance classes that the girl attends after Jewish day school.

    Date: 11-05-2006
  • Choosing Judaism, Missing Christmas

    By Laura Bramly

    Personal narrative by a Jew-by-choice who discovers a way to apply her love of Advent calendars and other aspects of her British Christian heritage to Hanukkah and to share this with her Jewish daughter.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • Dear Rabbi: Jewish Woman Married to Muslim Man, Raising His Christian Children

    By Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

    A rabbi gives advice to a Jewish woman raising her Muslim husband’s children as Jews until her father-in-law, upset at the arrangement, causes her husband to become abusive and unwilling to allow the children to practive Judaism.

    Date: 06-14-2007
  • Mixed Marriages

    By Ellen S. Glazer

    Article about how Ed Case, publisher of, came to work for the online magazine, as well as’s mission and approach--making Jewish choices in an interfaith family.

    Date: 05-22-2007
  • The Best of Our Picks

    By InterfaithFamily

    Compilation of's staff's selections for their favorite articles from 1998-2006.

    Date: 07-17-2007
  • My Holidays!

    By Gina Hagler

    Personal narrative about a Jew-by-choice who, after 10 years, feels Jewish enough to modify her family's  holiday celebrations to incorporate recipes and music that feel right for her.

    Date: 08-03-2006
  • Sojourners Among Us: Non-Jews in Jewish Life

    By Rabbi David Regenspan

    The stories of a man and a woman who live Jewish lives but have not converted to the Judaism, along with other information about non-Jews in the synagogue.

    Date: 06-12-2007
  • A Marriage of Inconvenience: For Many in Israel, Marriage and Family Are Not Legally Recognized

    By Joseph Algazy

    Reprinted news article about the efforts of Mishpaha Hadasha (New Family), a group of lawyers trying to expand marriage rights.  Now only 58% of Israelis are eligable to have their marriage and family legally recognized in Israel (it has

    Date: 07-05-2007
  • A Jewish Wedding Under $2,500

    By Rachel Rourke

    Their first wedding was a civil marriage, but they recommitted to one another in midlife under a huppah.

    Date: 08-01-2012

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