Peppa pig

How to Be a Kosher Vegan in an Interfaith Family

Kosher + vegan + interfaith family. This should be interesting!


Star Spangled Berry Labneh

A decadent, yet light Israeli-inspired dessert

Anna and her daughter

I Was the Loca Lady at My Baby’s Naming

I never thought I would be the crazy lady in synagogue. But here we are

Kristin's conversion

Converting Meant Adding Judaism, Not Losing Japanese

My journey to Judaism started long before I met my now-husband Bryan, but my interest in it deepened because of him and his Jewish heritage. I’ve always been interested in learning about my Japanese heritage, so when Bryan and I started discussing our future together, I was quietly interested in conversion early on.

Kristin's wedding

Planning a Japanese, American & Jewish Wedding

Kristin’s wedding was a beautiful coming together of multiple traditions. See what went into the key decisions.


Inside Intermarriage: A Christian Partner’s Journey Raising a Jewish Family

This post originally appeared on and is reprinted with permission. August 1, 2017 is the publication date for the new version of Jim Keen’s Inside Intermarriage: A Christian Partner’s Journey Raising a Jewish Family. I was honored to write the foreword to this one-of-a-kind book: the warm, personal, light-hearted but very serious story of a Protestant man […]


A Michigan Yankee in Israel’s Court

Personal narrative about a Protestant intermarried man’s growing understanding of his Jewish wife’s feelings of love, attachment, and responsibility toward Israel.


Israel and Us

Personal narrative from an intermarried Jewish woman describing her frustration at her?husband?s?cool attitude toward Israel, until their children all visited/moved there–now both share intense concern for the well-being of Israel and Israel


How Jewish Am I?

By Nicole Rodriguez I am Jewish. I identify as being Jewish. Well, actually, I identify as being Jew-ish. I was born Jewish, but was raised in a non-observant home. No synagogue, no bat mitzvah and no serious Jewish boyfriend (yet?) to help me learn about Judaism and Jewish culture. We did have the occasional tradition […]


Amidst Fighting…Intermarried Jews and Muslims Express Their Hopes for Peace

Do you need a little lift amidst the conflict in the Middle East? A growing movement of Tweeters are telling the world that “JewsandArabsRefuseToBeEnemies.” Documented in the article, “Under Muslim-Jewish Hashtag, Sharing a Message of People Over Politics” by Maayan Jaffe, the campaign was started by two college students from Hunter College in New York. […]