It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas. And many of the season’s biggest/most annoying hits were written by Jewish songwriters.
Review of What Makes Someone a Jew?, Lauren Seidman?s children?s book celebrating the diversity of the Jewish population.
Review of Inside Intermarriage by Jim Keen, a longtime columnist for InterfaithFamily.com who writes about his experience as a Protestant man raising Jewish children with his Jewish wife.
Review of Interfaith Families: Personal Stories of Jewish-Christian Intermarriage by Jane Kaplan, which explores the different types of interfaith marriages and the decisions made within each regarding religion and child-rearing.
Review of Mixed Matches: How to Create Successful Interracial, Interethnic, and Interfaith Relationships. By Joel Crohn, Ph. D, examines different models of intermarriage that are not only religously disparate, but culturally as well.
Review of A Nonjudgmental Guide to Interfaith Marriage: Making Interfaith Marriage Work, by Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben, Ph.D., a practical resource for intermarried or interdating couples.
Professional advice?from rabbi who explains how his policies toward non-Jewish families regarding Bar or Bat Mitzvah and other matters have changed as he has gotten to know non-Jews who are committed to the Jewish identity of their children.
Book recommendations for kids during December