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  • Former Political Hand Embraces Kid's Conversion

    By Ross Schneiderman

    A profile about the marriage of recent Jewish convert Katherine Gergen to Mark Barnett, the story of Katherine’s conversion, and their Jewish wedding ceremony.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Why Non-Jewish Spouses Sometimes Think That Jews Are Weird

    By Edmund Case

    The personal narrative of a Jewish man whose wife pointed out to him that many Jews are somewhat hypocritical in feeling uncomfortable when Jews convert to another faith, but openly accepting and supporting people of other faiths who decide to convert

    Date: 06-15-2007
  • One Family's Bat Mitzvah Story

    By Helen Belitsky

    Profile of an interfaith family that had been non-religious until they attended a Bar Mitzvah of a family friend, sparking the daughter’s interest in having one herself. Gradually,

    Date: 07-18-2006
  • 500 Years after the Inquisition, Spaniards Find Way back to Judaism

    By Jerome Socolovsky

    A news story about Spaniards who are discovering that their ancestors were among the Chuetas, people of Jewish origin who were accused of being Hidden Jews after the expulsion of Jews from Spain in 1492, and now plan to return to their he

    Date: 06-15-2007
  • A Journey in Faith and Love: The Struggles of an Interfaith Relationship

    By Lia Del Sesto

    Personal narrative by a Catholic woman whose Jewish boyfriend’s mother pressured him so much to marry a Jew that the two had to split up to do soul-searching.

    Date: 08-20-2007
  • Cultural Judaism Opens the Door for Alienated Jews

    By Myrna Baron

    Op-ed from the executive director of the Center for Cultural Judaism explaining how cultural Judaism is not a "lazy man’s’ approach to Judaism--it’s based in scholarship and reason.

    Date: 06-07-2007
  • When Judaism Isn't Kosher

    By David Weintraub

    Personal narrative from a proud secular Jew raised in Yiddish schools, extolling the values and strength of secular Judaism--especially in an interfaith marriage.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • Defining Birthright: Finding Personal Meaning

    By Inna Livitz

    Personal narrative from the daughter of an interfaith family who felt conflicted about her Russian and Jewish identities when she departed for birthright israel, but who returned feeling that her Jewish identity was her "birt

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Help Is at Hand! Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Planning a Bar/Bat Mitzvah

    By Cheryl F. Coon

    Review of a book that helps people plan their child’s bar or bat mitzvah, and that specifically addresses the needs and questions of interfaith families.

    Date: 08-11-2006
  • Learning to Forgive Myself

    By Marlene Beach

    Article about woman who struggles with accepting her intermarried children’s choices to actively participate as Christians and to raise their children as Christians.

    Date: 12-03-2006

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