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  • From Before Birth... Growing the Jewish Identity

    By Steven Michalove

    The personal narrative of a man who planned with his Christian wife to raise his children Jewish and was forced to start a new progressive synagogue when his sons were unwelcome in the Orthodox community.

    Date: 06-12-2007
  • Why I Am a Unitarian

    By Sara Holtz

    Personal narrative from a Jewish-Protestant intermarried couple who wanted to raise their children with some religion, and found the only reasonable compromise in the Unitarian church, because of what the Jewish partner sees as the "rigidity&quo

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Under the Rainbow: God Meets Intermarriage

    By Rabbi Arthur Waskow

    Professional view by Rabbi Arthur Waskow, who explains his approach to interfaith marriage--create "an entirely new wedding ceremony for marriages between a Jew and a member of another spiritual community"--and describes and explains the ce

    Date: 08-14-2007
  • Leading the Way Through Unfamiliar Terrain: The Bar Mitzvah Year

    By Gina Hagler

    Personal narrative from†a Jew-by-choice who shares her advice from a stressful year of planning her sonís bar mitzvah.

    Date: 06-23-2006
  • Of Bar and Bat Mitzvahs and Non-Jewish Parents

    By Daniel Siegel

    Professional advice†from rabbi who explains how his policies toward non-Jewish families regarding Bar or Bat Mitzvah and other matters have changed as he has gotten to know non-Jews who are committed to the Jewish identity of their children.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • When Her Christian Mother and Her Jewish Step-Father Got Divorced, She Kept Her Judaism

    By Ronnie Caplane

    A reported feature on a young woman who maintained her Jewish identity after her mother and Jewish stepfather weren't together.

    Date: 08-07-2007
  • Interfaith Families and Secular Judaism

    By Cantor and Rabbi Judith Seid

    General information about how interfaith couples and ceremonies are handled by the Secular Humanistic Jewish movement.

    Date: 05-02-2007
  • Interfaith Gay Parenting

    By Cynthia Kalish

    Personal narrative about a lesbian Jewish woman, her Christian (lifelong) partner, and their daughter who they are raising as a Jew.

    Date: 01-08-2007
  • 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
  • Dialogue and Debate: Welcoming "Jewish Green Card Holders"

    By Rabbi Michael P. Sternfield

    A rabbi’s opinion that synagogues should welcome interfaith families that wish to explore Judaism, even if they aren’t committed to the faith.

    Date: 06-12-2007

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