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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Proactive Conversion as Outreach

An opinion/editorial article stressing the importance of active conversion when a Jew marries a non-Jew.

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Kosher in a Pinch (A Quick How-To for a Kosher Potluck)

How to prepare for an Orthodox potluck and what kosher means for Orthodox Jews.

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InterfaithFamily.com Announces Major New Initiative

InterfaithFamily.com Announces InterfaithFamily/Chicago: A Pilot Initiative to Bring Comprehensive Programming Aimed at Engaging Interfaith Families Jewishly to Local Communities

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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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The State of My (Interfaith) Union

Reprinted from TCJewfolk.com, one woman’s personal narrative about her struggles being a part of the Jewish community with her husband who is not Jewish.

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How to Make Your Own Pumpkin Cocktail for Sukkot (Video)

Learn how to make a fun new fall cocktail for Sukkot.

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Ignore the Shrimp on the Buffet

A personal narrative about one woman’s guilty love for shellfish.

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Encouraging People Who Choose Judaism

It’s not easy to choose Judaism–Jews should encourage people who do.

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