Article Archive

Patrilineal Jews

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  • 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
  • Chief Rabbi Lau Assures Burial of Three Bombing Victims

    By Haim Shapiro

    Reprinted news article about the debate over whether three Israeli victims of suicide bombings could be buried in Jewish city cemeteries, since they did not haveJewish mothers. 

    Date: 07-26-2006
  • You Don't Have To Be ...

    Reprinted editorial about the newly-discovered Jewish ancestries of several U.S. political hopefuls, author suggests that intermarriage and interfaith marriage can yield "long-lost brothers’ who will "turn...up in high places".

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • Justice, Justice Begins at Home

    By Andi Rosenthal

    The personal narrative of a politically active woman of interfaith families who attributes her activism to the values both parents taught her and links those values to Judaism.

    Date: 08-09-2007
  • Sam Osherson: A "Good-Enough" Jew

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Interview with Sam Osherson, an intermarried Jewish writer and author of Rekindling the Flame, where he talks about his and others’ spiritual paths back to Judaism.

    Date: 02-21-2007
  • How One Phone Call Helped Me Convert to Judaism

    By Charlotte Gordon

    Charlotte thought she was only sort of Jewish, but her friend Dale thought she belonged at the Shabbat table.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • As Youth, General and Now Candidate, Wesley Clark Is the Perennial Outsider

    By Ron Kampeas

    Profile of Wesley Clark, including his family background and the story of his Jewish father as well as his work with Israel in the context of his bid for the Democratic nomination for the election in 2004.

    Date: 04-24-2007
  • Conversion in Interfaith Relationships and Families

    By InterfaithFamily

    Being in an interfaith relationship or the child of an interfaith family presents specific opportunities and challenges in the conversion process.

    Date: 12-29-2009
  • Kosher Dairy Lunch or What I learned in Preschool

    By Nancy Thompson Brown

    I was sold on this dream of a teacher with a clean, clean, clean preschool and a staff of four who were like leaving your child with your mother and your mother-in-law… but without the baggage, if you know what I mean

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Unique Obstacles for Patrilineal Converts

    By Sue Fishkoff

    Jewish, conversion, convert, mikvah, mikveh, immersion, half-Jewish, Conservative, patrilineal, patrilineal descent, non-Jewish, mother, father, rabbi 

    Date: 08-13-2007

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