Your toolkit for talking about death from a Jewish perspective
Learn what is customary to bring to a Jewish mourner during shiva
Article about Sherman Alexie?s film about a gay Indian poet who falls in love with a Jewish woman, The Business of Fancydancing.? The film?features actress/singer Michelle St. John who is of Jewish and Christian Indian descent.
Resources on Death and Mourning.
A mother worries whether her non-Jewish family and friends will feel comfortable at her son’s bar mitzvah.
A personal narrative of a woman who researches Judaism before agreeing to raise her child Jewish and then decides to convert herself.
Professional view in which rabbi discusses the issues that may come up for interfaith families around death and dying and offers a Reform perspective on how to handle them.
Jessie didn’t know there was a Jewish superstition about being pregnant at a funeral until her mother died and had to figure out what to do.
A Jewish woman discusses the difficulty of mourning for her Christian mother
My mom was a big feeder of people. When I started dating Rachel, whose parents and siblings were scattered across the globe, I think my mom felt the need to feed her, too. That’s how they bonded.