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Shabbat and Other Holidays

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    Shabbat Becomes My Own

    By Rachel Goldsmith

    Personal narrative about a woman who made great friends in an introduction to Judaism course, and the group has spent the past year celebrating Shabbat together each Friday night.

    Date: 08-07-2006

    Dispatch from the Institute: A Moment of Truth for Your Family, Every Week

    By The Jewish Outreach Institute

    Reprinted professional view from the Jewish Outreach Institute about the prayer Jewish parents traditionally say over their children each Shabbat, Friday night, and why this prayer holds particular significance for modern interfaith families.

    Date: 08-07-2006

    A Protestant Dad Discovers Shabbat

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative about how an intermarried family celebrates Shabbat, and how the tradition developed without consciously planning to do it regularly.

    Date: 08-07-2006

    Thanksgiving: The Interfaith Family's

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative from an intermarried man describing how Thanksgiving is both the easiest and most difficult holiday for his family:  it’s the one where he and his wife feel equally comfortable and knowledgable, but it is also the

    Date: 08-01-2006

    Thanksgiving Thoughts

    By Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky

    Reprinted professional advice about Thanksgiving as an opportunity to discuss family religious observance in preparation for the upcoming December holidays.

    Date: 08-01-2006

    Recipes for a Purim Celebration: Lentil Salad, Lentil Soup, Traditional Cookie Dough Hamantashen and Hamantashen for Kids

    By Joni Schockett

    Reprinted general information article about Purim diet and recipes for Hamantashen and lentil dishes in honor of the evil Haman and the legume-loving Esther.

    Date: 08-01-2006

    Differing Interpretations of the Ten Commandments

    By Rabbi Bruce Kadden

    Professional view from a rabbi about the differences between Jewish and Christian interpretations of the ten commandments.

    Date: 08-01-2006

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