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?Go To Parenting
We asked for your suggestions, and now it's time to vote. Winning entry, as chosen by you, will receive a selection of books (for parents and kids).
Julie Wiener wrote on her blog,
"I’m still looking for good names for gentile women raising Jewish kids. Perhaps someone like the Jewish Outreach Institute or InterfaithFamily.com should sponsor a contest, hint hint.
"Hopefully they’d come up with something better than JOI Associate Executive Director Paul Golin’s (joking I hope) suggestion to me, via Facebook, that we call them MORBs: mothers of other religious backgrounds. A bit too close to “morbid” for my taste."
I've compiled them here (unedited). Vote for your favorite. Feel free to leave a comment explaining your reason, if you so choose.