Articles By Nina Amir Lacey


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    Create Your Own Community--Three Welcoming Examples

    By Nina Amir Lacey

    Some interfaith families live too far from the closest synagogue to visit regularly, or the synagogues nearby aren't welcoming to interfaith families, or they don't meet anyone's spiritual needs. Sometimes starting your own interfaith-friendly Jewish community is the solution.

    Date: 01-25-2010

    When The One We Love Doesn't Walk The Same Spiritual Path

    By Nina Amir Lacey

    Though they came from different religions, they shared a spiritual quest. Now he is Jewish, but not interested in spirituality. She needs the lessons that successful interfaith marriage can teach.

    Date: 11-10-2008

    Sin, Confession and Fasting: Teaching about Yom Kippur

    By Nina Amir Lacey

    Outreach experts tell parents in interfaith families how to introduce Yom Kippur to their children

    Date: 10-06-2008

    Getting Comfortable With The High Holidays

    By Nina Amir Lacey

    Rather than feeling overwhelmed by Rosh Hoshanah and Yom Kippur services, this year, approach these awesome holiday observances in ways that allow you to fill what could be empty observances with both meaning and spirit.

    Date: 09-18-2008

    Don't Sweat the Jewish Stuff

    By Nina Amir Lacey

    A mother worries whether her non-Jewish family and friends will feel comfortable at her son's bar mitzvah.

    Date: 02-21-2008

    The Gift of God: How My Relationship with My Daughter Led Me to Religious Observance

    By Nina Amir Lacey

    The personal narrative of a woman who decided, with her non-Jewish husband, to raise her children Jewish, and was able to expose Judaism to Christian step-children as well.

    Date: 07-24-2007

    Learning Tolerance and Compassion from My Husband

    By Nina Amir Lacey

    The personal narrative of a Jewish woman whose Southern Baptist husband helped to teach her about tolerance when he converted to Judaism.

    Date: 06-11-2007

    Family Secrets and Tensions

    By Nina Amir Lacey

    Personal narrative by a Jewish woman whose husband converted, and who is raising Jewish kids, yet who has never discussed the religious upbringing of her children with her in-laws, and knows that they are uncomfortable with hearing their grandchildren

    Date: 11-13-2006

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