By Johanna Ginsberg
Reprinted news article about Jewish adoption agencies and the tendency of birth mothers not to choose Jewish adopted parents for their children since they want their kids to have Christmas.
By Judith Bolton-Fasman
Book review of Let’s Talk about it: A Book of Support and Guidence for Families Experiencing Intermarriage and for Synagogue Leadership, describing the Conservative movement’s stance and thoughts on intermarriage and interfaith families&
By Sharon Ashley
Reprinted news article about an Israeli Supreme Court decision ruling that Jews-by-choice that had Reform and Conservative conversions are recognized as full citizens of Israel, and all legal rights, including the Law of Return, apply to them (the Orth
By Lesley Williams
Personal narrative from a black convert to Judaism who is uncomfortable with her synagogue’s focus on Yiddishkei, lack of diversity and subtle racism.
By Johanna Ginsberg
Reprinted news article about the formation of a group of trans-racial Jews to celebrate Jewish holidays and discuss what it means and how it feels to be Jews of color.
By Charlotte Honigman-Smith
Interview with a woman raising two adopted Chinese-American daughters describing how she converted them to Judaism directly upon their arrival in the states.
By Rachel Sarah
Rachel Sarah was raised in a Jewish family with a non-Jewish mother, but when she was 16, a Hassidic rabbi told her she wasn’t Jewish. After shunning the Jewish community for many years, she is now raising her child Jewish… but worri
By Susan Katz Miller
Review of Nan Fink’s A Stranger in the Midst: A Memoir of Spiritual Discovery, which follows Nan Fink on her spiritual journey throughout the often-complicated Jewish landscape.
By Annie Modesitt
The personal narrative of a non-Jewish woman who is raising Jewish children with her Jewish husband and is on the path to convert to Judaism.
By Ellen S. Glazer
Professional view from a social worker describing the various considerations interfaith families should address when looking to adopt a child.