Help the Intermarried Keep Israel Strong (June 2002) .com

Opinion piece from Terry Elkes, president of the Jewish Outreach Institute, about the importance of interfaith families’ support in insuring the continued safety of Israel.

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Israel

During times of conflict in Israel, it can be difficult for interfaith families to know how to respond. InterfaithFamily has compiled some resources for families struggling with how to talk about Israel and how as a family they can talk about their varied opinions. Tips Talking about Israel can be difficult — in any relationship. […]

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A Michigan Yankee in Israel’s Court

Personal narrative about a Protestant intermarried man’s growing understanding of his Jewish wife’s feelings of love, attachment, and responsibility toward Israel.

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Israel and Us

Personal narrative from an intermarried Jewish woman describing her frustration at her?husband?s?cool attitude toward Israel, until their children all visited/moved there–now both share intense concern for the well-being of Israel and Israel

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Israel–Still a Sticky Subject in Interfaith Families Like Mine

Personal narrative of an intermarried Jewish woman describing her thoughts and emotions about Israel.

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Far Away and Still at Home: Israel and Our Interfaith Family

Dan reflects on his many trips to Israel and feels that it’s time for his first visit with his whole family.

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A Secular Humanist Bat Mitzvah in Israel

How one American family celebrated their daughter’s bat mitzvah in Israel, found meaning and connected to history.

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The Case of the Missing Sav, and other mysteries in the transition of American Hebrew

When I was a child, I was confused. Why was did my mother talk about how she had a Bas Mitzvah, while I prepared for my Bat Mitzvah? Why was the way my father pronounced Hebrew different from the way we learned it in Hebrew school?

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You and Israel: It’s Complicated

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to go to Israel on a Birthright trip, this is for you.

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Getting to Know Judaism Without an Agenda

She never imagined she’d date someone who wasn’t Jewish. Now she wants to show him what she loved about living in Israel–here in the US.

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