Brit Bat: birth ceremonies for girls

This beautiful booklet will explain the wonderful custom of welcoming daughters to our families and communities. Guiding you from the preparation and planning stages through to the specifics of the liturgy and ritual options available to you, this booklet is sure to be a helpful resource for all families.

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Not a Jewish Birth Story

How an unnecessarily mean mohel cast a dark shadow over a mother’s brightest day.

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Bronfman: Children of Intermarriage Are Also Jews

Reprinted news article about Edgar Bronfman’s statement  that stigmatizing the intermarried is “racist,” and that interfaith families are key to a thriving Jewish future. 

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Philadelphia Parents

Local information for resources and events for parents in the Philadelphia area

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Om-Shalomers Come of Age: Children of Jewish and Hindu Parents Are Emerging as a New Cultural Subset

A news article about the growing number of Jewish-Hindu intermarriages and the “HinJew” children that such relationships produce.

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Why am I Jewish and Daddy Isn’t?

Eventually, my son is going to notice that his cousins don’t go to Hebrew school, and that Daddy doesn’t come with us to High Holiday services. At some point he will ask about these differences.

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We’re Interfaith: Now What Do I Tell My Sons about Dating?

A woman in an interfaith marriage who is the mother of two teenage boys struggles with what to tell them about marrying outside the faith.

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Resources for Parents Whose Children Are in Interfaith Relationships

Links to IFF articles that may be of use to parents whose children are in interfaith relationships

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Parenting

Are you raising children with a partner of another faith? Are you trying to figure how much — if any — religion to share with your children? How do you raise a Jewish child? Learn about a wide variety of approaches to this challenge from our articles, resources and links. InterfaithFamily’s Parenting Resource Page is […]

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Why I Am a Unitarian

Personal narrative from a Jewish-Protestant interfaith couple who wanted to raise their children with some religion, and found the only reasonable compromise in the Unitarian church

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