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Religious Journeys

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  • I Am a Jew

    By Ellen Bernstein

    A Jew-by-choice describes what she thinks is wonderful about being Jewish.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • Homecomings

    By Leona Junguzza

    Personal narrative from a recent convert to Judaism whose non-Jewish children are adjusting to her celebration of Hanukkah and the High Holidays and her rejection of Jesus as the Messiah.

    Date: 01-11-2007
  • Country Music Singer and Actress Mare Winningham's Journey to Judaism

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    A profile of the singer/ actress Mare Winningham on her experience with converted Judaism and her high observance.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • Interfaith Marriage: Why I Officiate

    By Rabbi Michael Weisser

    Professional view from a rabbi explaining why he officiates:  because Torah tells us to welcome strangers, and because by accepting those interested in Judaism at the time of their weddings, the Jewish community is more likely to re

    Date: 08-25-2006
  • Dual Identity, Double the Questions: It's Not Easy Being Jewish and Chinese

    By Sarah Price Brown

    Article on Asian children growing up in Jewish families and the challenges they face reconciling their dual identities.

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • What Would Superman Do?

    By Jason Bortnick

    Personal narrative from a child of interfaith parents who was raised without any faith but found God in art, literature and Superman.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Lone Jew in Lithuanian Town Spends Life Preserving the Past

    By Adam B. Ellick

    Reprinted news article about the last remaining (intermarried!) Jew in the Lithuanian town of Plunge, and his dedication to memorializing the Jewish communities who perished in the Holocaust 

    Date: 07-20-2006
  • Feliz Año Nuevo, Plus Recipes

    By Teresita Levy

    Personal narrative by a Catholic woman who became a Jew-by-choice and loves Jewish culture and lifestyle, but has difficulty finding meaning in long High Holiday services.  She also includes some Puerto Rican recipes adapt

    Date: 08-02-2006
  • Broken Line

    By Paulette Mann

    Personal narrative by a Jewish grandma of grandchildren who are being raised Catholic, expressing her feelings of unease and discomfort about the situation.

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Why Social Justice Activities Attract Students from Interfaith Families

    By Brianne Kruger Nadeau

    The personal narrative of a politically active woman of interfaith parents who believes that social justice activities are an entry point for Jews from interfaith families.

    Date: 07-20-2007

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