Articles By Andi Rosenthal


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    Night and Fog

    By Andi Rosenthal

    The personal narrative of a woman who was raised Catholic, but had a Jewish father, and her experience taking classes about the Holocaust during college.

    Date: 06-14-2007

    Star/Crossed: Jewish Stories from an Interfaith Life By the Waters of Babylon

    By Andi Rosenthal

    Article about how a Catholic woman’s decision to convert to Judaism opened up her father, born Jewish, to talking about his Jewish past for the first time.

    Date: 06-11-2007

    Welcoming the Sabbath

    By Andi Rosenthal

    The personal narrative of a woman who worked at the Muesam of Jewish Heratige and felt out of place before adopting a Jewish lifestyle.

    Date: 06-08-2007

    Once a Jew, Always a Shiksa?

    By Andi Rosenthal

    The personal narrative of a woman converted to Judaism and her disapproval of the word "shiksa" because she had feared it marked her as an outsider.

    Date: 06-07-2007

    Home Treif Home

    By Andi Rosenthal

    The personal narrative of a woman who has recently converted to Judaism and is struggling to create a Jewish environment in her new home.

    Date: 06-07-2007

    Hadassah

    By Andi Rosenthal

    The personal narrative of a woman of an interfaith family who was raised Catholic but decided to convert to Judaism, like her grandmother had, after being feeling connected at a Bar Mitzvah and years of study of her heritage.

    Date: 06-07-2007

    Star/Crossed: Jewish Stories from an Interfaith Life: Sisters, Set in Stone

    By Andi Rosenthal

    A personal narrative from an unmarried convert to Judaism who was godmother to her committed Catholic sister’s child.

    Date: 05-15-2007

    Star/Crossed: Jewish Stories from an Interfaith Life: Havdalah

    By Andi Rosenthal

    Personal narrative by a Jew-by-choice whose relationship with a Jewish man ended over differences in how observant to be--he called her "too Jewish."

    Date: 11-20-2006

    Star/Crossed: Jewish Stories from an Interfaith Life: The Only Starfish

    By Andi Rosenthal

    Personal narrative by Jew-by-choice about her boyfriend’s break up with her because, even though she planned to convert, in his mind she would never be really Jewish.

    Date: 11-20-2006

    Low Holy Days

    By Andi Rosenthal

    Personal narrative about how a Jew-by-choice found a feeling of family and community among other Jews-by-choice when her Jewish-by-birth boyfriend avoided synagogue life.

    Date: 11-15-2006

    Mourner's Kaddish

    By Andi Rosenthal

    Personal narrative of a Jew-by-choice describing her questions, thoughts and emotions at the funeral of her beloved Catholic aunt.  She feels connected to her family through experience and to her aunt through faith, regardless of religion.

    Date: 11-14-2006

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