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  • Speaking as a (Non-)Jewish Parent

    By Debbie Burton

    At her daughter's bat mitzvah, she felt silenced by her congregation's prohibition against non-Jews speaking during services.

    Date: 05-05-2010
  • Court Accepts Liberal Conversions in Israel; Orthodox Vow to Fight On

    By Jessica Steinberg

    Reprinted news article about the Israeli Supreme Court decision to allow Jews-by-choice who were converted by Reform or Conservative rabbis in Israel to be considered "Jewish" on their identification cards and for other political purposes. 

    Date: 07-26-2006
  • The Journey to Judaism Can Be Lonely

    By Dawn C. Kepler

    Advice from an outreach professional on The Lonely Journey of a Puerto Rican Jew, by Franklin Velazquez.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Welcoming The Stranger Or Just Welcoming

    By Molly Parr

    The biblical concept of Ger Toshav looks like a good way to include non-Jewish partners in the Jewish world, but is it?

    Date: 07-31-2008
  • How Richard Nixon Brought Us Together

    By Chuck Andelman

    A Jewish man meets his non-Jewish soulmate--and her family.

    Date: 02-14-2008
  • Jews of African, Asian and Latino Descent Meet in San Francisco

    By Sue Fishkoff

    Be'chol Lashon, a conference for Jews of color and from around the world, featured discussions of conversion and inclusion in the Jewish community.

    Date: 05-15-2008
  • Sometimes Comfort Trumps Truth

    By Dawn C. Kepler

    An outreach professional responds to Living Until 120 by Rosalyn Shafter.

    Date: 02-26-2007
  • The Seder Meal: A Cooking Marathon of Heroic Proportions

    By Tori Avey

    I've been cooking our family Passover seder meal for almost a decade, but this year will be my first time cooking it as a Jewish woman. Preparing a delicious, unleavened meal for fifty is not an easy task, but I learned how by not being afraid to make mistakes.

    Date: 03-15-2010
  • A How-To Book for Our Time: Review of The Guide to Jewish Interfaith Family Life

    By Sybil Kaplan

    Review of The Guide to Jewish Interfaith Family Life, edited by Ronnie Friedland & Edmund Case, a book that highlights the experiences of interfaith families, including life-cycle events, conversion, and outreach.

    Date: 05-24-2007
  • Sinai At Sea

    By Andi Rosenthal

    She was happy to take her recently widowed mother on a cruise, but did it have to be on such a meaningful Jewish holiday?

    Date: 06-09-2008

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