My Chinese Daughter’s Bat Mitzvah

Personal narrative from a woman who has two adopted Chinese children and is now planning one of their bat mitzvahs.

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A Mother’s Pride

Personal narrative from the mother of an adopted Asian girl talking about watching her daughter take part in temple services.

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Dont Think of Me as Different–Im Not

Personal narrative from a fifth grade Jewish girl who was born in China and gets a bit annoyed when people give her weird looks for being a Chinese Jew.

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International Adoption and Interfaith Families

Article featuring interviews with several interfaith families who have adopted children from Asia and how these children feel about their cultural and religious identity.

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Kreplach and Wontons: Asian-American Havurah Helps Blend Two Cultures, Traditions

Reprinted news article about Jewish families with adopted Asian children, and how they raise their cihldren with a strong Jewish identity, as well as knowledge and respect for the culture of their birth parents.?

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With CHAI You Get Eggroll: Raising a Jewish-Chinese Daughter in America

Personal narrative by the adoptive mother of a Chinese girl who is being raised as a Jew, describing the Chinese language, culture, and dance classes that the girl attends after Jewish day school.

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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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The Last Chinese (Jewish) Chef

Review of The Last Chinese Chef, about a half-Jewish, half-Chinese chef in China and the grieving food writer who comes to know him.

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