A Mother’s Feelings on Intermarriage

Personal narrative excerpt from a Jewish woman’s diary about her feelings of betrayal and upset when two of her children intermarried, and the process she went through to accept the intermarriages. 

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Grandparenting for the High Holidays

Personal narrative about a Jewish grandmother who discovered that “less is more” when it comes to inquiring about her children and grandchildrens’ Jewish observance.

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Yom Kippur Ends and a New Day Begins

Personal narrative and recipes about the Break the Fast concluding Yom Kippur.

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Four Modern Questions for Passover

Professional view answering many questions non-Jews may have prior to attending their first Passover seder.

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Hanukkah–A Chance to Rededicate Myself to Passing On This Grandmother’s Traditions: Plus Recipes

Personal narrative from a Jewish grandma describing how Hanukkah celebrations have changed since she was a ilttle girl.

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Honoring In-Laws’ Holidays: One Jewish Grandmother’s Approach

Personal narrative by a grandmother who celebrates Christmas with her son’s in-laws and sends her daughter-in-law a Christmas present along with Hanukkah cookies for the other grandchildren.

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Passover Seder Helpers: Grandchildren of Interfaith Families Pitch In

Professional advice and personal narrative by a grandmother on how to include grandchildren in Passover seder preparations with recipes

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