Approaching a Baby’s Bris as an Interfaith Couple

A doctor and mohel (one who performs ritual circumcision) offers suggestions for interfaith couples approaching their baby’s bris.

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Naming William

A mom explains Jewish baby-naming customs as she explains how she and her husband chose their baby’s name.

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Welcoming Esther: a Simchat Bat

How one family created a ceremony to welcome their baby daughter into the Jewish community.

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The Venn Diagram of Backgrounds

Attending the baby shower of her sister-in-law helped the Heather understand the boundaries and exclusions created when different cultures and backgrounds meet.

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A Christian Mother’s Jewish Prayers for Her Unborn Son

A Christian mother’s hopes and concerns for her baby, whom she and her Jewish husband will raise as a Jew.

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The Battle for Uzi

I knew I wanted a Hebrew name for our son. What I hadn’t expected was my husband choosing a name that made me cringe.

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How Two Baby Naming Ceremonies Helped a Jew-By-Choice Come to Terms With Her Catholic Parents

A personal narrative about the author’s daughters’ naming ceremonies bringing her closer to her Catholic family.

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Infertility and Spirituality

The spiritual journey of a Jewish woman, trying to conceive for the first time.

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When the Interfaith Couple Considers Adoption

Professional view from a social worker describing the various considerations interfaith families should address when looking to adopt a child.

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Converting Clara

Video from Mayyim Hayyim about converting an infant.

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