By Jennifer Siegel
Reprinted news article about speech by Eric Yoffie at the Reform movement’s biennial convention that emphasized the need to increase efforts at retaining children of interfaith families and at curbing the sexual promiscuity of kids at
By Ronnie Friedland
Review of Bonnie Burt’s My Sister, My Bride, a documentary about the love and marriage of a Jewish lesbian couple.
By Louise Levesque Lopman
Review of the film God Is Great, Iím Not, its portrayal of the main characterís journey to convert to Judaism, and how that resonates with the authorís own personal experience with conversion.
By Marlena Thompson
Review of A Better Tomorrow. By Charles Rammelkamp, 18 essays about choosing to be Jewish by converting.
By Sue Fishkoff
Jewish, conversion, convert, mikvah, mikveh, immersion, half-Jewish, Conservative, patrilineal, patrilineal descent, non-Jewish, mother, father, rabbi
By Nate Bloom
Elizabeth Banks and Scott Glenn, two actors with interfaith connections, appear in the new film W.
By Jasmin Singer
Review of The Garden of Ruth, a feminist reimagining of Ruth and her descendent, Osnath.
By Dina Kraft
Interview with Cameron Kerry, the brother of presidential hopeful John Kerry, and his trip to Israel where he explored his family’s recently revealed Jewish roots with his Jewish wife.
By Judith Bolton-Fasman
Review of By the Grace of God: A Tale of Love, Family, War and Survival from the Congo by Suruba Ibumando (Georgette Wechsler) with Howell Wechsler, a memoir which follows the writer from her experience in the Congolese civil war to her escape
By Debbie Burton
At her daughter's bat mitzvah, she felt silenced by her congregation's prohibition against non-Jews speaking during services.