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Cultural Judaism

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  • 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
  • It's All About the Food

    By Sue Feder

    Personal narrative about a Jewish-Catholic interfaith couple who like different foods, but don’t let it get between them.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Differences?

    By Paulette Mann

    Personal narrative by a grandmother describing the sweet and sensitive responses of all of her grandchildren, those raised Jewish and those raised Christian, to the death of their grandfather and her mourning.

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Mixed Background Times Three

    By Marc Tyler Nobelman

    Personal narrative in which an American Jewish man recounts the religious, historical, and cultural tensions of dating and marrying a German Protestant woman.

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • An Intercultural Celebration

    By Karin Mahony

    Personal narrative article about a born Catholic woman who converted to Judaism, as did her sister. Now, at her son’s Bar Mitzvah, she carefully includes her non-Jewish family members in the service, and the result is a great feeling of acceptance,

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • A Converstion with Eugene L. Pogany, author of In My Brother's Image: Twin Brothers Separated by Faith After the Holocaust

    By Judith Bolton-Fasman

    Profile of Eugene L. Pogany, author of In My Brother’s Image: Twin Brothers Separated by Faith After the Holocaust, about his family’s experience with conversion and the Holocaust..

    Date: 02-18-2007
  • Our Non-Religious Jewish Wedding

    By Naomi Rockler-Gladen

    Personal narrative about the wedding of a Jewish woman and her husband, who came from a devout Christian family but has since rejected organized religion.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • A Secular, Blended Passover

    By Michael Felsen

    Personal narrative article describing a secular Passover celebration at the Workman’s Circle.

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Survey: Children of Intermarriage Identify as Jews Some of the Time

    By Sue Fishkoff

    News story on a 2005 survey of adult children of intermarried parents that showed a high level of Jewish cultural identification and interest in Jewish studies, combined with low levels of childhood Jewish education and religious attachment.<

    Date: 07-20-2007

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