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  • Conversions Emerging as Major Issue Facing Adoptive Jewish Parents

    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.

    Date: 11-05-2006
  • Conservative Jews and Intermarriage: A New Resource

    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&

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Conversion in Israel: New Developments

    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

    Date: 07-26-2006
  • Waiting Outside the Promised Land

    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.

    Date: 12-26-2006
  • For Those Who "Don't Look Jewish," the Search for Acceptance Is No Joke

    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.

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • A Conversation with Julia Schulman, Mother of Two Daughters Adopted from China

    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.

    Date: 11-05-2006
  • Not Really Jewish?

    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

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • A Jewish Odyssey: A Review of A Stranger in the Midst

    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.

    Date: 12-21-2006
  • The Strength of Our Interfaith Marriage

    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.

    Date: 06-15-2007
  • When the Interfaith Couple Considers Adoption

    By Ellen S. Glazer

    Professional view from a social worker describing the various considerations interfaith families should address when looking to adopt a child.

    Date: 08-01-2012

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