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    You and Israel: It's Complicated

    By Michal Richardson

    If you've ever wondered what it's like to go to Israel on a Birthright trip, this is for you.

    Date: 02-23-2011

    New Perspectives on Israel From Three New Picture Books

    By Mimi DuPree

    Two out of three of these new children's books about Israel are great--one you'll want to give as a baby gift, and one you'll want to reread yourself.

    Date: 10-19-2009

    Bloodlines and Birthrights

    By Matthew Lyons

    The child of an interfaith marriage found a connection to Jewish history in Israel--not a reason to marry a Jew.

    Date: 07-01-2008

    In the Mix: Jewish-Gentile In The Jewish State

    By Julie Wiener

    Even when my husband and I argue about Middle East politics, with him generally more critical than I am about things like human rights violations, I feel comfortable knowing he has a respect and affection for the place and its people that comes with havin

    Date: 05-29-2008

    Next Spring in Jerusalem

    By Melissa Rudin Russell

    News story about trips to Israel exclusively for interfaith couples.

    Date: 01-17-2008

    The Evolution Will Be Televised

    By Jennifer Locke Berenbaum

    A woman from an interfaith family tells the story of a trip she took to Israel that became part of a show on the Hallmark Channel.

    Date: 01-02-2008

    A Marriage of Inconvenience: For Many in Israel, Marriage and Family Are Not Legally Recognized

    By Joseph Algazy

    Reprinted news article about the efforts of Mishpaha Hadasha (New Family), a group of lawyers trying to expand marriage rights.  Now only 58% of Israelis are eligable to have their marriage and family legally recognized in Israel (it has

    Date: 07-05-2007

    A Half-Chinese, Half-Jewish Kids Conquers the Free Birthright Trip

    By Jon Block

    Personal narrative from a disaffected child of intermarriage who discovers the beauty of Israel while on a birthright israel trip.

    Date: 07-05-2007

    A "Half-Jew" in Israel

    By Sarah R. Heilbronner

    A personal narrative†about an American†woman who felt fully Jewish during a trip to Israel, but was rejected from a scholarship for a return trip because her mother was not Jewish.

    Date: 06-07-2007

    When Love Is a Casualty of War

    By Joshua Gross

    Personal narrative about a Jewish man and his Lebanese girlfriend, and the strains they faced during the 2006 war in Lebanon.

    Date: 04-18-2007

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