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    Israeli Films Hit the Road

    By Tom Tugend

    Reprinted news article about the Israeli film scene, and the Israeli-Arab collaborative pieces that come out of the Israeli government-funded studios.

    Date: 07-27-2006

    Israel: Yours, Mine...or Ours?

    By Rabbi Arthur P. Nemitoff

    Professional advice from a rabbi on how to talk about Israel in an interfaith family, with guidelines for discussion questions.

    Date: 07-27-2006

    Israel--Still a Sticky Subject in Interfaith Families Like Mine

    By Marlena Thompson

    Personal narrative of an intermarried Jewish woman describing her thoughts and emotions about Israel.

    Date: 07-27-2006

    Israel and Us

    By Deborah Fineblum Raub

    Personal narrative from an intermarried Jewish woman describing her frustration at her husband’s cool attitude toward Israel, until their children all visited/moved there--now both share intense concern for the well-being of Israel and Israel

    Date: 07-27-2006

    Integrating My Identity in Israel

    By Eric Lesser

    Personal narrative by the son of an interfaith family who feels strongly Italian and strongly Jewish, describing how his trip to Israel helped him see how he could reconcile both identities.

    Date: 07-27-2006

    Interfaith Holiday Partners in Haifa: Among Haifa's Arabs and Jews, Winter Holidays Occasion for Unity

    By Dina Kraft

    Reprinted news article about the Festival of Festivals, an interfiath, intercultural festival that Arabs, Jews, and Christians collaborate to organize in Haifa, Israel each winter.

    Date: 07-27-2006

    How Can We Solidify Intermarried Families' Commitment to Israel?

    By Sarah Tauber

    Opinion from an intermarried Jewish woman living in Europe talking about the links she sees between European anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism, and the importance of educating and actively engaging non-Jewish spouses in Jewish communal affairs, including

    Date: 07-27-2006

    Help the Intermarried Keep Israel Strong (/June 2002)

    By Terry Elkes

    Opinion piece from Terry Elkes, president of the Jewish Outreach Institute, about the importance of interfaith families’ support in insuring the continued safety of Israel.

    Date: 07-27-2006

    Demographic Solutions

    By Rabbi Michael Boyden

    Reprinted news article about one rabbi’s plan of action to prevent intermarriage and interfaith marriage in Israel from becoming a serious problem:  education, accessibility to conversion, and outreach to the non-Jewish populations of Isreal.

    Date: 07-27-2006

    Court Accepts Liberal Conversions in Israel; Orthodox Vow to Fight On

    By Jessica Steinberg

    Reprinted news article about the Israeli Supreme Court decision to allow Jews-by-choice who were converted by Reform or Conservative rabbis in Israel to be considered "Jewish" on their identification cards and for other political purposes. 

    Date: 07-26-2006

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