By Leona Junguzza
Personal narrative from a recent convert to Judaism whose non-Jewish children are adjusting to her celebration of Hanukkah and the High Holidays and her rejection of Jesus as the Messiah.
By Karin Mahony
Personal narrative article about a born Catholic woman who converted to Judaism, as did her sister. Now, at her son’s Bar Mitzvah, she carefully includes her non-Jewish family members in the service, and the result is a great feeling of acceptance,
By Teresita Levy
Personal narrative by a Catholic woman who became a Jew-by-choice and loves Jewish culture and lifestyle, but has difficulty finding meaning in long High Holiday services. She also includes some Puerto Rican recipes adapt
By Judith Bolton-Fasman
Profile of Eugene L. Pogany, author of In My Brother’s Image: Twin Brothers Separated by Faith After the Holocaust, about his family’s experience with conversion and the Holocaust..
By Jane Calem Rosen
News and general information article about the increasing numbers of Jewish gay couples who are adopting children, and the Jewish communal organizations that have developed to aid and welcome these families.
By Neal Cohen
Personal narrative by a Jewish man who is engaged to a Christian woman about how "the strength of a relationship cannot be measured by how deep or shallow those differences are, but how they’re dealt with."
By Jacob Berkman
Profile of Jorma Kaukonen, guitarist for Jefferson Airplane, who rediscovered Judaism through his wife, who converted.
By Ellen S. Glazer
Professional view and news article about different facets of Jewish adoption: the biblical precedents for intertility, the post-Holocaust Jewish need to repopulate, and the patrilineal descent issue for gay Jewish couples.
By Andi Rosenthal
The personal narrative of a woman who ran into difficulties due to inaccurate inferences based on her last name.
By Joe Berkofsky
Reprinted news article previewing the results of the 2000 National Jewish Population Survey and reviewing the results of other Jewish population surveys and predictions.