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  • Schorsch: "Patrilineal" OK for Ramah Campers

    By Doug Chandler

    Reprinted news article about a suggestion by Rabbi Ismar Schorsch, chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary, to let children of Jewish fathers attend Ramah camps until age 13, at which point they must convert to continue attending.

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • In Dreams Begin Responsibility: A Review of Girl Meets God

    By Judith Bolton-Fasman

    Review of Girl Meets God: On the Path to a Spiritual Life by Lauren Winner, a personal memoir about a young woman’s conversion from Judaism to Christianity in search of spirituality and truth.

    Date: 01-14-2007
  • A Conversation with Filmmaker Pascale Bailly

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Profile and conversation with Pascale Bailly, the director of God Is Great, I’m Not.

    Date: 05-03-2007
  • A Review of Adoption and the Jewish Family: Contemporary Perspectives

    By Richard Shevitz

    Review of Shelley Kapnek Rosenberg’s book Adoption and the Jewish Family, which reviewer finds to be helpful, though extremely emotional and subjective.

    Date: 11-05-2006
  • Jewish Catholics, Catholic Jews: One Family's Story

    By Judith Bolton-Fasman

    Review of Turbulent Souls: A Catholic Son’s Return to His Jewish Family by Stephen J. Dubner, which explores his personal spiritual journey back to Judaism, and nature of conversion.

    Date: 01-14-2007
  • Baby Talk

    By Sarah Sookman

    Personal narrative from the child of an interfaith marriage in Canada who is trying to determine whether to convert officially for the sake of her Jewish family.

    Date: 07-19-2007
  • Applying the Lessons of the Torah to Today: Numbers 25:10 - 30:1

    By Rabbi Ismar Schorsch

    Reprinted professional view from the chancellor and president of the Faculties at the Jewish Theological Seminary relating his experience and thoughts about intermarriage, including the need to be welcoming, supportive, and understanding of the in

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Judaism's Attitudes Toward Half-Jews Harms Only Itself

    By Rose Shuman

    Reprinted editorial and personal narrative from a Brown University student and member of the "Half-Jewish" club about her experience as a patrilineal Jew, and the future she envisions for children of the intermarried.   

    Date: 07-28-2006
  • An Intermarriage and a Mid-Life Crisis

    By Judith Bolton-Fasman

    Review of The English Disease by Joseph Skibell, a novel that explores the complications of an interfaith marriage from a husband troubled by his own Jewish identity.

    Date: 01-13-2007
  • New Coalition Formed to Fight Intermarriage

    By Debra Nussbaum Cohen

    Reprinted news article about the first meeting of a new a coalition, organized by Steven Bayme, to fight intermarriage and promote conversion.

    Date: 07-31-2006

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