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Religious Journeys

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  • Telling Your Family You're Raising Your Children Jewish

    By Ronnie Caplane

    General information and professional advice about interfaith couples and some examples of how couples have told parents about religious decisions for children.

    Date: 12-03-2006
  • My Holidays!

    By Gina Hagler

    Personal narrative about a Jew-by-choice who, after 10 years, feels Jewish enough to modify her family's  holiday celebrations to incorporate recipes and music that feel right for her.

    Date: 08-03-2006
  • Sojourners Among Us: Non-Jews in Jewish Life

    By Rabbi David Regenspan

    The stories of a man and a woman who live Jewish lives but have not converted to the Judaism, along with other information about non-Jews in the synagogue.

    Date: 06-12-2007
  • Raising Children with Jewish Values

    By Lois Shenker

    An advice article about what Jewish values Jews want to teach their children and how they should pass on these values.

    Date: 07-24-2007
  • A Marriage of Inconvenience: For Many in Israel, Marriage and Family Are Not Legally Recognized

    By Joseph Algazy

    Reprinted news article about the efforts of Mishpaha Hadasha (New Family), a group of lawyers trying to expand marriage rights.  Now only 58% of Israelis are eligable to have their marriage and family legally recognized in Israel (it has

    Date: 07-05-2007
  • Rashevski’s Tango Explores What Makes Someone Jewish

    By Cheryl F. Coon

    Review of film about interfaith relationships in one family and how the Holocaust affected them.  

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Thoughts on My Interfaith Wedding

    By Rabbi Tirzah Firestone

    Personal narrative about a creative interfaith wedding that incorporated elements of many religions.

    Date: 08-21-2006
  • An Intermarried Christian Divinity Professor Writes about Celebrating and Finding Meaning in the Jewish Holidays

    By Rabbi Bruce Kadden

    Review of Common Prayers: Faith, Family, and a Christian’s Journey Through the Jewish Year by Harvey Cox, who is married to a Jewish womand and explores his relationship to Jewish tradition from a Christian approach.

    Date: 01-13-2007
  • Orpah: A Shout-Out for Shavuot

    By Andi Rosenthal

    The story of Ruth is so often used to show that welcoming "strangers," converts, is ingrained in Jewish text.  This test also includes the story of Orpah, however, who turned back and did not join the Jews.

    Date: 04-15-2013
  • Thoughts on Grandparenting a Christian Grandchild

    By Paula Lee Hellman

    Personal narrative about the religious journeys of some interfaith grandparents, who become more religiously observant in their older age, and want to share that Jewish spirituality with their grandchildren.

    Date: 12-05-2006

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