Article Archive

Patrilineal Jews

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  • Demographic Solutions

    Reprinted news article about one rabbi’s plan of action to prevent intermarriage and interfaith marriage in Israel from becoming a serious problem:  education, accessibility to conversion, and outreach to the non-Jewish populations of Isreal.

    Date: 07-27-2006
  • The Battle for My Soul

    The personal narrative of a young man raised in an interfaith family who has chosen Judaism but feels unwelcome by much of the Jewish community since he is a patrilineal Jew.

    Date: 08-08-2007
  • In the Mix: Gentile Women And The S Word

    The author thought that the term shiksa had fallen into disuse, but it's still around.

    Date: 04-16-2009
  • Untitled

    Personal narrative from the child of a Jewish father and non-Jewish mother who was exploring Judaism--until an Orthodox rebbetzin informed her she wasn’t Jewish.

    Date: 01-18-2007
  • Visiting Israel--a Land I Feel a Strong Bond with, but Where I am not Considered a Jew

    Personal narrative of a young man from an interfaith family describing how his experience visiting Israel was colored by his realization that, as a patrilineal Jew, he is not recognized as Jewish there.

    Date: 07-27-2006
  • Intermarriage Has Our Blessing

    General information about Humanistic Judaism, its doctrine, practices, and lifecycle ceremonies

    Date: 11-21-2006
  • Translating Between Two Worlds: An Interview with Rebecca Walker

    Profile of Rebecca Walker, daughter or Alice Walker and Mel Leventhal, and author of her new memoir Black White and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self.

    Date: 02-22-2007
  • Ruth's Inspiration

    Reprinted opinon piece about two bible stories that provide alternative views of assimilation and accepting converts:  the tolerant, welcoming attitude of the story of Ruth, and the xenophobic, defensive attitude of the story of Ezra.

    Date: 07-27-2006
  • Reform Conversions on the Increase among Russian Immigrants

    Reprinted news article about the increasing popularity of liberal (Reform and Conservative) Jewish conversions and synagogues among Russian Jews in Israel. 

    Date: 07-27-2006
  • Bloodlines and Birthrights

    The child of an interfaith marriage found a connection to Jewish history in Israel--not a reason to marry a Jew.

    Date: 07-01-2008

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