May 10, 2005
In this issue of InterfaithFamily.com's Web Magazine, we continue to look at the multiplicity of ways that interfaith families consider themselves to be engaging in Jewish life.
Eileen Rockefeller Growald and her family belong to a synagogue and celebrate Shabbat weekly, as reported in an article by Rachel Pomerance. Read more
Cara Nissman prefers to share her heritage with friends and family at home, as opposed to attending synagogue. Read more
Gina Hagler, a non-Jewish partner, searched for a synagogue that would be comfortable for her and her family. Read more
After initially raising their children as secular Jews, Sue Repko found a synagogue through a connection with another writer. Read more
Please join our online discussion on the topic: In what ways have you tried to engage in Jewish life? Were the results satisfying?
Our Review, by Cheryl F. Coon, is of Philip Roth’s novel, The Plot Against America . Read more
News and Opinion
Julie Gruenbaum Fax profiles Rabbi Harold Schulweis (a member of InterfaithFamily.com’s Board of Advisors) at 80. Read more
Sue Fishkoff writes of the hard choices faced by non-Jewish mothers raising Jewish children, read more , and of an innovative program that helps non-Jewish mothers raise Jewish kids. Read more.
Dan Baron covers Israel’s new conversion policy. Read more
In our Dialogue and Debate, Beth Lugo, an intermarried woman, makes a plea to other intermarried couples to raise Jewish children. Read more.
Please return on May 24 when we look at death and mourning in interfaith families.
Ronnie Friedland, Editor
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