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  • What We Can Learn from Interfaith Families

    By Edmund Case

    Professional view from Ed Case about the Jewish choices and identities of interfaith couples and families, as collected from an InterfaithFamily.com essay contest.

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • Making the World a Better Place Unites Interfaith Couples and Communities

    By Rabbi Lev Baesh

    A rabbi discusses how social action can unite interfaith families with each other and with the Jewish community.

    Date: 06-12-2007
  • Interfaith Families

    By Elizabeth Clarke

    A personal narrative article about interfaith families who are raising their kids as Jews, and the negotiations that such relationships demand.

    Date: 07-24-2007
  • Let's Make the Language of Jewish Prayer Inclusive

    By Edmund Case

    The personal narrative of a man who feels that a translated ending to a morning prayer, in which one thanks God for making him or her a Jew, excludes the non-Jews of his synagogue.

    Date: 06-12-2007
  • Has This Marriage Destroyed the Jewish People?

    By Nicholas Cafarelli

    The personal narrative of a Catholic man in an interfaith marriage whose family became increasingly involved in the Jewish community.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Interfaith Families Raising Jews Still Wrestle with Role of Christmas

    By Joe Berkofsky

    Reprinted news article about the different ways interfaith families raising Jewish kids handle Christmas.

    Date: 08-09-2006
  • Interfaith Ignorance Is All in the Family

    By Gary Goldhammer

    Personal narrative from a Jewish man married to a Christian woman. They both practice Judaism at their Reconstructionist synagogue, but his sister doesn’t accept them.

    Date: 11-07-2006
  • Why the Jewish Community Needs to Change Its Approach to Intermarriage

    By Charlotte Honigman-Smith

    Opinion piece and personal narrative from a young woman presenting herself as an example of how Jewishly involved children and spouses in interfaith families and intermarriages not only can be, but already are. 

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • Going to Temple: A BYOJB Affair

    By Andrea Lavinthal

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman wondering about all the Jewish boyfriends at her synagogue--and annoyed with the questions she gets about her interfaith relationship.

    Date: 02-09-2007
  • Another Generation Begins

    By Tanya H. Keith

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman whose grandparents sat shiva when her mother intermarried. Now she’s raising Jewish children with her non-Jewish children.

    Date: 07-19-2007

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