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Talking to Children About Events in Pittsburgh and Anti-Semitism

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff shares advice for talking with kids in the wake of the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh


Finding the Light this Hanukkah

It’s the time of year when the days are short, the nights are dark, and the joyful music and decorations abound.  Wherever we go we hear celebratory music and greetings of “merry” and “happy.” I usually love this time of the year with its crisp air, sweet smells, and joyful song. But this year I […]

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Parents of Interfaith Couples: Your Actions Are Disingenuous

Parents: here’s what not to say to your daughter- or son-in-law


Respond with Hope for Peace

In the wake of the horrific attack at the office of Charlie Hebdo in Paris and the subsequent deaths in the kosher deli, there has been much talk on television, in print and online about the xenophobic and anti-Muslim reaction that followed in France and around the world. I have fielded angry and scared questions […]


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Personal narrative from an intermarried Catholic woman who is raising her two daughters as Jews, and her realization, throguh personal and international events, that anti-Semitism is still a threat.