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  • 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
  • Interfaith Families and the High Holidays: Tips on Preventing Marital Tension

    By Roberta Calderone

    Professional advice†about the need for open communication and compromise about celebrating the High Holidays as an interfaith couple.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Conversion in Israel: New Developments

    By Sharon Ashley

    Reprinted news article about an Israeli Supreme Court decision ruling that Jews-by-choice that had Reform and Conservative conversions are recognized as full citizens of Israel, and all legal rights, including the Law of Return, apply to them (the Orth

    Date: 07-26-2006
  • On Patrilineal Descent: An Informed Reform Jew's Lament

    By Robert Lappin

    Opinion piece from a Reform congregant who is upset over new Reform guidelines that define a Jew not by lineage, but rather by life cycle events and Jewish communal participation.

    Date: 07-25-2006
  • Where Lamaze Meets L'Chaim: Childbirth Education Classes Are Slowly Catching on As Way for Couples to Connect with Judaism

    By Debra Nussbaum Cohen

    A news article discussing Jewish birth ceremonies and the programs that are allowing many Jewish and interfaith families to learn about and prepare for such ceremonies.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • A Jewish Odyssey: A Review of A Stranger in the Midst

    By Susan Katz Miller

    Review of Nan Fink’s A Stranger in the Midst: A Memoir of Spiritual Discovery, which follows Nan Fink on her spiritual journey throughout the often-complicated Jewish landscape.

    Date: 12-21-2006
  • Samantha Caitlyn Kennedy's Jewish Baby Naming

    By Staci Kennedy

    A personal narrative from a woman who was told she couldnít hold a standard†bris at her Conservative synagogue because her non-Jewish husband isnít allowed on the bimah when the ark is open.

    Date: 08-01-2012

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