This Year Be One of the 1,800

It’s December 14.  Do you know what that means?  Yes, it means 11 more days until Christmas, 6 more days until Hanukkah and 12 days until Kwanza! But, it also means 17 more days to get your end-of-the-year contributions in to your favorite charity (). Last night, I went online and made my personal contributions. […]

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Andy Dick Speaks Out

Earlier this fall, I blogged about a .  Last night, I was drifting to sleep, listening to SiriusXM, and I heard a recent interview with Andy Dick.  In a blur, I heard him say that his father was Jewish.  Seriously?  If that is the case, then Andy Dick is the product of an interfaith family.  […]

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JDate & The Search for Mr. Right

I suppose my desire to rejoin JDate was reinforced yesterday in an InterfaithFamily.com staff meeting while discussing our new 401K plan.  The sign up form was simple – but all I could see were two boxes looming at me:     “Check here for Married.”      “Check Here for NOT MARRIED.”  It was like […]

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Howard Stern: Anti-Semitism Crusader

As I heard the rhythmic song begin its first beat, I knew this song was not going to be funny or clever.  This morning, Howard Stern introduced his listeners on SiriusXM 100 to an anti-Semitic song created by pseudo-celebrity Andy Dick.  Howard Stern, who often jokes on the radio about being “half-Jewish,” is actually the […]

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Tackling Interfaith Relationships on the Small Screen

I’ll admit it.  I was watching an old episode of Felicity a few nights ago on DVD, and it tackled the issue of interfaith relationships.  The episode, entitled included a back story about a couple, Sean and Meghan, who were an interfaith couple.  Sean has to have cancer surgery and he turns to his Jewish […]

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Giving Back: Tzedakah

Growing up in suburban New Jersey, I attended religious school at Monmouth Reform Temple.  At MRT, every year, we learned the valuable lesson of giving back through Tzedakah (Hebrew word for “righteousness”).  We’d collect cans for the local food pantry on the ; we’d plant trees in Israel every ; and we’d collect our loose […]

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Event Planners: Take Note!

Very excited to be writing my first blog post for InterfaithFamily.com.  It’s officially my 2nd week as IFF’s new Director of Development, and so far, everything is going extremely well! My co-worker, , sent me a link to a great article on , focusing on intercultural and interfaith weddings.    Recently, I was meeting with […]

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