Rabbi Jillian at age 6

It’s Not My Face that Makes Me Jewish

Rabbi Jillian weighs in on not “looking Jewish”

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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.

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My Sense of Being an Outsider Changed One Day in September

The personal narrative of a woman who is the only Catholic in her Jewish family, but who found comfort in the synagogue after September 11th.

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On My Own: Entering a Synagogue without a Family

The personal narrative of a man who converted to Judism and searched for a sense of belonging in the Jewish community, which he was able to find within his congregation.

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Personal View: Feeling at Home

The personal narrative of a Christian mother who decided, with her husband, to raise her children as Jewish because she and her husband both found the religion comforting.

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Out on the Porch

The personal narrative of a non-Jewish woman who doesn’t feel completely welcome into her husband’s Jewish community.

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The Synagogue as Village: Will It Welcome Interfaith Villagers?

The personal narrative of a woman who has become active in changing the rules of her synagogue so that her non-Jewish husband can become more involved in the community.

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