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    Jewish Camps that Welcome Interfaith Families

    Jewish camps with listings on our website that welcome interfaith families.

    Date: 02-25-2014

    Baby Blessings

    By Amanda Koppelman Milstein

    “Wait a minute, I don’t bless my own food before eating. I guess if that’s something I want my kids to do, I’d better start doing it.”

    Date: 09-13-2013

    Interfaith Curveballs: Issues I Hadn't Anticipated

    By Jim Keen

    Perosnal narrative from an intermarried Protestant man describing how he and his wife had worked out many big interfaith issues before getting married, yet also describing some of the many issues they’ve realized they had initially overloo

    Date: 06-26-2013

    Going Home Again

    By Heather Subba

    Though nervous her husband would be seen as 'different' or 'other' in a synagogue setting, finding a synagogue home community became important for one interfaith family.

    Date: 05-29-2013

    Supporting Our Partners: Shifting Perceptions of Raising Jewish Kids

    By Edie Mueller

    When my husband read an early draft of this essay, he asked, ''Why doesn't her partner have to support our daughter? After all, they agreed to raise children as Jews.'' What does it mean to raise a Jewish child?

    Date: 05-17-2013

    Parenting and the Joy for Jewish

    By Rebecca Cynamon-Murphy

    An intermarried couple's parenting philosophy, when it comes to religion and finding one's own identity.

    Date: 11-07-2012

    Celebrating Shabbat at an Italian Summer Camp

    By Andrea Pigey

    A mother's view of her daughters experience at a camp in Italy, and how the staff handled diversity, inclusion and arranged to let her kids celebrate Shabbat.

    Date: 08-30-2012

    Lasagna and Hamantashen

    By Beverly Asaro

    An Italian Catholic woman celebrates her success in raising Jewish children in a home that reflects both her and her husband's cultural traditions.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    How to Talk to Your Kids about Jesus

    By Debra B. Darvick

    Advice on how Jewish parents, or interfaith parents raising their children Jewish, can answer their children's questions about Jesus.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    Jewish Values Are Everyone's Values

    By Gary Goldhammer

    The personal narrative of an intermarried man and his opinions that Jewish values are everyone's values, that all religions have the same values but differences in faith.

    Date: 08-01-2012

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