A Jewish genealogy expert gives an introduction to the tools for researching your family history.
I felt incredibly accomplished. Here we, an interfaith couple, had successfully navigated the baby name minefield, despite our vastly different backgrounds and beliefs. Hooray for us!
The baby-naming was everything she’d hoped: it was fully Jewish and honored her Catholic husband and his family.
Thinking things through and negotiating was important to their relationship. The issue of circumcision was a lot more difficult to negotiate than others.
Kiddush, the Hebrew blessing over the wine, and Hamotzi, the Hebrew blessing over bread.
Article on Asian children growing up in Jewish families and the challenges they face reconciling their dual identities.
Article featuring interviews with several interfaith families who have adopted children from Asia and how these children feel about their cultural and religious identity.
Ideas for sample readings for a bris or circumcision or other Jewish birth or baby-naming ceremony.
We created a welcoming ceremony for our baby boy with the help of a humanist rabbi.
Personal narrative by a Jewish woman who knew nothing about her intermarried brother’s plans for his children’s religious upbringing until she recieved an invitation to a baptism, and she and her mother feel angry and upset.