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Spirituality

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  • Lessons From Linus

    By Gary Goldhammer

    Personal narrative by a Jewish man who thought that Christians were either bible-thumping or wholly secular until he fell in love with one, and now he is committed to ensuring that both Jews and Christians are portrayed as less extreme and se

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • Paging Dr. God: Jewish Views of Illness and Healing

    By Marinell James

    The Jewish custom of praying for people who are ill or injured is very old. In recent years, rabbis and other Jewish thinkers have worked to revive old traditions and restore Jewish ideas about health and healing to the mainstream of Jewish life.

    Date: 09-02-2009
  • A Reform Rabbi and His Lawyer Wife Attract Hundreds of Unaffiliated Jews to Their Alternative Events

    By Debra Nussbaum Cohen

    A news article about Rabbi Andi Bachman and his wife Rachel Altstein who created Brooklyn Jews, an alternative Jewish organization that is based on the needs and structure set up by interested participants, rather than following the structure and routi

    Date: 06-07-2007
  • This Judeo-Christian Thing

    By Edie Mueller

    The personal narrative of a Jewish woman who wanted to be a nun when she was young, but ended up connecting to her Jewish faith after she married a Catholic man who rejected his Catholic upbringing.

    Date: 06-12-2007
  • Visiting Auschwitz: The Unexpected Aftermath

    By Alex Romano

    Personal narrative from a Jew-by-choice telling how his journey to Auschwitz and his daughterís spirituality led him to journey toward Judaism.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Praying in Our Interfaith Family

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative from a non-Jewish man about the similarities between prayers at his church and his wife’s synagogue.

    Date: 02-01-2007
  • Teaching about Other Religions at Sukkat Shalom

    By Rabbi Samuel N. Gordon

    Professional view excerpt of a program that leads a discussion (for family education) about biblical texts through comparing and contrasting Jewish and Christian interpretations of texts. 

    Date: 11-30-2006
  • Hogan's Heroes: What's So Funny about Nazis?

    By Teresa McMahon

    Personal narrative about talking about--and teaching children about-- religion and history in an interfaith family, and the importance of understanding that thre are always multiple perspectives.  

    Date: 11-30-2006
  • New Pathway: Ann Arbor's Jewbilation Offers Another Option for Intermarrieds.

    By Shelli Liebman Dorfman

    A news article about Jewbilation, a philosophy that incorporations many Jewish traditions and is designed for interfaith families.

    Date: 06-07-2007
  • Culturally Catholic

    By Teresa McMahon

    The personal narrative of a woman who chose not to convert to Judaism because she feels as though she culturally relates to her Catholic upbringing.

    Date: 06-07-2007

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