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Religious Journeys

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  • The Life-Cycle of an Interfaith Relationship: Raising Teenagers

    By S. Courtney Nathan

    A social worker’s advice on what parent’s should expect from children raised in an interfaith family during their teenage years, and how to deal with the religious issues that may arise.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • The Rabbi Serves the Unitarians

    By Jill Suzanne Jacobs

    A news article about a reform rabbi who serves as an associate clergy in the Boston Unitarian Universalist Church.

    Date: 06-08-2007
  • Passage to India

    By Carol Kort

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman whose brother left to live on an ashram in India 32 years ago and now longer practices Judaism or identifies as Jewish.

    Date: 11-07-2006
  • Judaism 101--Presented in a Concise and Friendly Manner

    By Marlena Thompson

    Review of Welcome to the Family! Opening Doors to the Jewish Experience by Lois Sussman Shenker, a practical introduction to Judaism for non-Jewish family members who have just married into a Jewish family. 

    Date: 02-14-2007
  • STILL JEWISH! What It Means Now to Be a Jewish Woman in an Interfaith Marriage

    By Jeri Zeder

    A personal narrative about how the women’s movement has changed the role of women in interfaith marriages.

    Date: 06-15-2007
  • Conservative Jews and Intermarriage: A New Resource

    By Judith Bolton-Fasman

    Book review of Let’s Talk about it:  A Book of Support and Guidence for Families Experiencing Intermarriage and for Synagogue Leadership, describing the Conservative movement’s stance and thoughts on intermarriage and interfaith families&

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Marrying Off a Daughter as a Values Clarification Exercise

    By Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

    Personal Narrative about a mother’s efforts to connect with her daughter’s Iranian in-laws before the wedding to prevent an awkward ceremony, and to establish an ongoing relationship.

    Date: 06-19-2007
  • Conversion in Israel: New Developments

    By Sharon Ashley

    Reprinted news article about an Israeli Supreme Court decision ruling that Jews-by-choice that had Reform and Conservative conversions are recognized as full citizens of Israel, and all legal rights, including the Law of Return, apply to them (the Orth

    Date: 07-26-2006
  • Waiting Outside the Promised Land

    By Lesley Williams

    Personal narrative from a black convert to Judaism who is uncomfortable with her synagogue’s focus on Yiddishkei, lack of diversity and subtle racism.

    Date: 12-26-2006
  • For Those Who "Don't Look Jewish," the Search for Acceptance Is No Joke

    By Johanna Ginsberg

    Reprinted news article about the formation of a group of trans-racial Jews to celebrate Jewish holidays and discuss what it means and how it feels to be Jews of color.

    Date: 11-20-2006

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