Jewish Greetings Cheat Sheet

Are you afraid to open your mouth in Jewish settings because you don’t know what to say? We can help!

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Shabbat 101

Easy answers about How to do Shabbat and the resources to help you.

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Shabbat

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You’re Raising Them What? Telling Your Parents You are Raising Jewish Kids

A Protestant man describes how he and his Jewish wife prepared to tell his parents that they planned to raise Jewish kids, but they still really wanted his parents’ help in raising them.

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Jewish Food Cheat Sheet

An alphabetic listing of Jewish dishes and food-related terms to help people new to Jewish families to figure out what’s on the table.

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Shabbat War Is Ruining My Summer Family Vacation

In this reprint from the Forward’s Seesaw column, Jane Larkin offers advice to someone who can’t get on the same page with his mother about his interfaith family.

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Sinai At Sea

She was happy to take her recently widowed mother on a cruise, but did it have to be on such a meaningful Jewish holiday?

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All Who Are Hungry, Come And Eat

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.

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Shabbat and Havdalah

Everything you wanted to know about the weekly celebration of Shabbat (and Havdalah) in one place.

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Not Your Typical Jewish Family

Personal narrative about a daughter of divorced interfaith parents whose father decided to hold a Hanukkah/Shabbat celebration and wanted her to teach their multi-faith extended family about Jewish traditions.   

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