Book recommendations for kids during December
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.
Review of Secret Love by Bart Schneider, a tale of the fatalistic romance between a Jewish man and a black woman.
A Review of The Physics of Sunset by Jane Vandenburgh, a novel about an intermarried couple in California and the forces beyond their control.
Review of Show Me Your Way: The Complete Guide to Exploring Interfaith Spiritual Direction by Howard A. Addison, shows how members of all faiths can gain spiritual guidance from one another.
Review of Mixed Blessings: Overcoming the Stumbling Blocks in an Interfaith Marriage by Paul Cowan with Rachel Cowan and of Between Two Worlds: Choices for Grown Children of Jewish-Christian Parents by Leslie Goodman-Malamuth and Robi
A Review of The Book Borrower by Alice Mattison, which follows the friendship of two mothers--one Jewish, and one Christian.
A review of Club Revelation by Allan Appel, a mediocre novel about two intermarried couples who live together in an apartment building that recalls ’60s-era communes.
Review of Susan Katz Millerís Strangers to the Tribe: Portraits of Interfaith Marriage, a collection of profiles of different types of intermarried couples.
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.
Review of Zadie Smithís The Autograph Man: A Novel about Growing Up with a Jewish Mother and a Chinese Father, about a child of interfaith marriage that struggles with a multiracial and multicultural identity.