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  • Home Holiday

    By Rich Geller

    Observed at home, Passover is a great time to give kids a starring role.

    Date: 03-11-2013
  • Bar Mitzvah Preparation for the Learning Disabled Child of an Interfaith Family

    By Rabbi Steven J. Lebow

    A rabbi's perspective tutoring a bar mitzvah student for his bar mitzvah, and how they worked with his different learning styles.

    Date: 03-21-2013
  • Blessings: Immersion in the Mikveh for Conversion

    The blessings said when immersing in a mikveh for the purposes of converting to Judaism.

    Date: 04-04-2013
  • Approaching a Baby's Bris as an Interfaith Couple

    By Dr. Jeffrey Mazlin

    A doctor and mohel (one who performs ritual circumcision) offers suggestions for interfaith couples approaching their baby's bris.

    Date: 05-09-2013
  • Supporting Our Partners: Shifting Perceptions of Raising Jewish Kids

    By Edie Mueller

    When my husband read an early draft of this essay, he asked, ''Why doesn't her partner have to support our daughter? After all, they agreed to raise children as Jews.'' What does it mean to raise a Jewish child?

    Date: 05-17-2013
  • Conservative Conundrum

    By Meri Phillips

    Growing up in a Conservative Jewish family, with intermarried parents, Meri never felt like she fully fit in. Now she's trying to find a religious home for her own family, and is torn by the Conservative movement's attitudes toward intermarriage.

    Date: 04-23-2013
  • If the Book of Ruth Were Written Today

    By Rabbi Steven J. Lebow

    If the Book of Ruth, text customarily studied on Shavuot, were written with today's interfaith couples in mind...

    Date: 05-13-2013
  • Going Home Again

    By Heather Subba

    Though nervous her husband would be seen as 'different' or 'other' in a synagogue setting, finding a synagogue home community became important for one interfaith family.

    Date: 05-29-2013
  • Transition: Janelle's Story

    By Debra B. Darvick

    A daughter of a Methodist minister, now married to a Jewish man and raising Jewish children, finds meaning in the quick Havdalah ceremony that marks the end of the Sabbath and start of the new week.

    Date: 06-12-2013
  • Derek Eretz MVP

    By Sara Davies

    What are the ethical and spiritual messages in Judaism? What are we supposed to learn? And who is Derek Eretz anyway?

    Date: 05-15-2013

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