Chinese lanterns

1 Family, 4 New Year Celebrations, 0 Resolutions

Until this year, it never even occurred to me that four celebrations to observe one phenomenon—the passage of time—could be considered, well, a lot. And it’s kind of confusing to boot, especially for my 5-year-old, whose birthday just happens to fall on January 1st.

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Fresh Start Rice Noodle Bowls

In the winter there is something so comforting about a classic Shabbat roasted chicken. Often though, the meal can feel heavy with chicken at the center of heavy starch and vegetable sides. This Rice Noodle Bowl takes either freshly roasted chicken breasts, or some of your leftover roasted chicken and creates a nice, light, customizable […]

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How We Raise Children in Our Chinese-Jewish Family

The personal narrative of a Jewish man who is married to an Oriental woman and is teaching his children about all of their heritage, speaking to them in Yiddish and Cantonese.

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Intermarriage Can and Does Work

The personal narrative of a Chinese-American woman about her marriage to a Jewish man and how their successful marriage has lasted forty years.

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