Hear what Anita Diamant has to say about her new book, The Jewish Wedding Now
By Dr. Ruth Nemzoff Q: I am having a family reunion. Half of the youngest generation has married people of other backgrounds. How can I use this opportunity to educate the Jewish members of my family about their heritage? And also to help those who do not currently identify as Jewish to understand how important […]
My friend’s daughter is dating someone from a different faith and her grandparents are upset. The daughter called me and asked for advice. We talked about how people often participate in religion because of guilt or shame. For today’s society, guilt or pressure from families no longer works. In America, where everything is marketed so […]
A mom explains Jewish baby-naming customs as she explains how she and her husband chose their baby’s name.
A brief history of Jewish communities in southern Italy and their Passover customs/traditions.
Here are a few resources for some of the more frequently occurring interfaith weddings other than Jewish-Christian weddings.
InterfaithFamily/Chicago has a new free, joyful and spiritual parenting resource called Raising a Child with Judaism in Your Interfaith Family. This resource includes educational essays, fun family activities, personal narratives, and more for interfaith parents.
Reprint of a St. Louis rabbi?s professional?advice about dos and don?ts when invited to a bar mitzvah. Reprint.
Review of The Jewish Book of Why, by Alfred J. Kolatch, a compendium of questions and answers regarding Jewish customs, culture, and spirituality.
Reviews of Tastes of Jewish Tradition, by Jody Hirsh et al, and Look What I See! Where Can I Be? AT THE SYNAGOGUE, by Dia L. Michels, reference works for those seeking answers to questions about Jewish holidays, ritual, and going to synag