By Andi Rosenthal
The personal narrative of a woman who ran into difficulties due to inaccurate inferences based on her last name.
By Hedi Molnar
Personal narrative from the child of Holocaust survivors describing how she felt compelled to connect with and pass on Judaism once she had (adopted) children.
By Susan Jacobs
Reprinted news article about a rabbi’s meeting with Pope Benedict XVI and his and his colleagues’ differing opinions about whether Razinger will be good for the Jews.
By Cara Nissman
A woman’s personal narrative of the pleasure she finds in celebrating Judaism and praying outside of a temple or synagogue.
By Heather Seith
A Jewish woman describes her Shabbat practice with her Catholic husband.
By S. Courtney Nathan
Professional view article from a program developer about I Do, a Jewish Family Services premarital class devised to help interfaith couples prepare their relationship and themselves spiritually, emotionally, and logistical
By Marlena Thompson
Personal narrative of an intermarried Jewish woman describing her thoughts and emotions about Israel.
By Amy Elkes
Personal narrative about a Jewish woman’s frustration with her boyfriend’s family’s ignorance about all things Jewish, but her appreciation of their willingness to learn.
By Edmund Case
Reprinted professional view and personal narrative of Ed Case, founder of InterfaithFamily.com about his personal and professional journey with interfaith family issues, and his call for outreach to interfaith families by American Jewish comm
By Marinell James
The Jewish custom of praying for people who are ill or injured is very old. In recent years, rabbis and other Jewish thinkers have worked to revive old traditions and restore Jewish ideas about health and healing to the mainstream of Jewish life.