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. […]

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Challah and Rice Cakes

Personal narrative from a Jewish woman married to a man who is not Jewish about their adopted Korean daughter, and the Jewish and Korean birth ceremonies they held for her.

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A Quilt? A Stew? Who Are We, Anyway?

Personal narrative about how one mutli-cultural and multi-faith family celebrates Thanksgiving:? with food from each culture, reminiscences about the family?s and recipes? origins, and lots of talk about thankfulness.

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Mother-Daughter Team Rises Up to Bake a Bunch of Hamantashen: Plus Some Delicious Recipes

Reprinted personal narrative about and recipes for hamantashen of all kinds:? traditional poppy, easy preserve, and modern chocolate.?

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Thanksgiving: The Interfaith Family’s

Personal narrative from an intermarried man describing how Thanksgiving is both the easiest and most difficult holiday for his family:??it?s the one where he and his wife feel equally?comfortable and knowledgable,?but it is also the

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The Sukkah Links Us to Craft and Creation

Personal narrative of a rabbi remembering how shocked his North Carolina Christian neighbors were when his bookish family built a sukkah with nails and drills each Sukkot.

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Half Jewish, Half Italian and Half American

The personal narrative of a Jewish New Yorker about her marriage to her Catholic-Italian husband and their Jewish wedding ceremony.

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Lily’s Bat Mitzvah

A man’s personal narrative about the Jewish community in Honolulu and on his daughter’s two-part Bat Mitzvah– one in Hawaii with flower leis and Japanese drummers and the other in Maine with bagels and lox.

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JACK Jewish-American-Chinese Kid

The personal narrative of a young man who is very proud of his diverse background– Chinese, American, and Jewish.

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Jewish Outreach Goes to the Mall: Programs Look for Those Who Shop Till They Drop

Reprinted news article about the success and replication of non-traditional outreach programs that take place in shopping malls and stores.??These programs are?designed to welcome people into Jewish traditions who would feel uncomfortable in synagogues or

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