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Religious Journeys

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  • My Big Fat Non-Jewish Wedding

    By Bryna Bass

    Personal narrative about interfaith couple that first planned a secular Jewish wedding but then the Jewish woman realized her Judaism was cultural, not religious, and so they had a non-religious wedding.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • The Do-It Yourself Ethos of "I Do"

    By Lisa Keys

    A news article about personalized approaches to a traditional Jewish wedding, including do-it-yourself chuppahs and ketubahs.

    Date: 06-08-2007
  • True Confessions from a Convert's Wife

    By Bonni Goldberg

    The personal narrative of a Jewish woman who has mixed feelings when her non-Jewish husband converts.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • Samuel Lerer, an American Rabbi Who Converted Mexicans, Dies at 89

    By Corrie MacLaggan

    A news article announcing the death of Rabbi Samuel Lerer and reflecting on his life.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • When Children Raise Jewish Parents

    By Christina Pertus Hendelman

    Personal narrative from a non-Jew who’s struggling with the decision to have a bris and reluctant to give up Christmas.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Shuls Face Hard Questions about Non-Jews

    By Ami Eden

    A news article about the role non-Jewish members of interfaith families are playing at many of today’s Conservative synagogues.

    Date: 06-12-2007
  • Tribal vs. Covenantal Jewish Identity

    By Rabbi Sidney Schwarz

    Professional advice that "the Jewish community would do well to soften its boundaries" since so many Jews attribute their social and political justice work to their Jewish roots and traditions.  Most surveys, like the National Jewish Popula

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Rabbi With A Pedigree: Reconstructionist Rabbinic Student Is a Direct Descendant of FDR

    By Gabrielle Birkner

    Reprinted news article about FDR’s great-grandson, a child of interfaith parents, who is in Reconstructionist rabbinical school.

    Date: 07-27-2006
  • Brother Born Again: A Review

    By Ronnie Friedland

    A review of Brother Born Again, a film that explores how a child brought up in a secular Jewish environment turns to Christianity after the traumatic death of his father.

    Date: 01-22-2007
  • The Lonely Journey of a Puerto Rican Jew

    By Franklin Velazquez

    Personal narrative of a Puerto Rican convert to Judaism, who is struggling to fit in his suburban synagogue and trying to reconcile the differences between himself and his non-Jewish wife.

    Date: 03-05-2007

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