I hope your Jewish holidays this year were good. Despite all of the bad news in the world, my holidays were excellent. They ended with the first grade consecration of my oldest grandchild on erev Simchat Torah at Temple Sinai in Brookline, Massachusetts. The rabbi had all of the children present at the service sit […]
Professional view from a former outreach worker on the issues faced by parents of children who are about to intermarry.
About a month ago, I visited my 96-year-old grandfather at his skilled nursing facility in New Jersey while in the area for a family event. It was Shabbat morning, my favorite time to go see him. My grandfather and I have always been very close. As the oldest grandchild and the only girl, we share […]
As grandparents, how can you navigate the December holidays with your grandchildren? How do you balance Hanukkah with their other grandparents’ holiday?
Helpful suggestions for grandparents wanting to share their Jewish heritage with grandchildren of interfaith families.
Professional advice article?in which a Christian grandmother asks for advice as to whether or not she can take her Jewish grandchildren to church with her on Easter.
A discussion group for grandparents of interfaith grandchildren shares experiences and learns how to relate to their grandkids (and adult children).
Story about how grandparents should–and should not–try to impart Judaism to their grandchildren.