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  • Caught Between Two Faiths

    By Stewart Ain

    Reprinted news article about a boy whose feuding divorced parents are sending him to both Catholic and Jewish religious schools.

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • We Should Learn From Esther, Who Married Outside Her Community to Save Her People

    By Sarah Flicker

    Reprinted personal narrative about a young Jewish woman whose Buddhist boyfriend felt uncomfortable in traditional Jewish institutions, so she started her own, "The Progressive Jewish Circle" in Toronto, which is "welcoming, creat

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • Interfaith Families and Bar/Bat Mitzvah: Questions and Opportunities

    By Rabbi Arthur P. Nemitoff

    Professional advice by rabbi for interfaith families planning a bar/bat mitzvah.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Intermarriage Poses Challenges Even at the End of Life

    By Marilyn Silverstein

    Reprint professional advice article interviewing religious and lay eaders about how they negotiate death and burial rites and rituals for interfaith families, including Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform opinions.  Al

    Date: 11-14-2006
  • Defining Birthright: Finding Personal Meaning

    By Inna Livitz

    Personal narrative from the daughter of an interfaith family who felt conflicted about her Russian and Jewish identities when she departed for birthright israel, but who returned feeling that her Jewish identity was her "birt

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Help Is at Hand! Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Planning a Bar/Bat Mitzvah

    By Cheryl F. Coon

    Review of a book that helps people plan their child’s bar or bat mitzvah, and that specifically addresses the needs and questions of interfaith families.

    Date: 08-11-2006
  • Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother: Reflections on Being Part of An Interfaith Family

    By Rabbi Reena Waseman Judd

    Personal narrative about a rabbi who married a Jew-by-choice, and is extremely close with her husband’s family although the couple is raising their children Jewish and don’t participate in his extended family’s Christian holiday celebrat

    Date: 11-07-2006
  • One Interfaith Mother's View

    By Susan Katz Miller

    A personal narrative of a mother who has decided to instill her children with Jewish education, despite the fact that they have only a Jewish grandfather and raising them Christian and often seen as the logical choice.

    Date: 06-12-2007
  • My Jewpanese Wedding

    By Paul Golin

    Personal narrative from a Jewish man about his attempts to include his wife’s Japanese culture in their interfaith wedding, held at a synagogue.

    Date: 06-15-2007
  • Conservative Jews and Intermarriage: A New Resource

    By Judith Bolton-Fasman

    Book review of Let’s Talk about it:  A Book of Support and Guidence for Families Experiencing Intermarriage and for Synagogue Leadership, describing the Conservative movement’s stance and thoughts on intermarriage and interfaith families&

    Date: 11-27-2006

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