Remembering Arthur Obermayer

InterfaithFamily lost a very dear friend, and the broader Jewish world an outstanding leader, when Arthur Obermayer died yesterday. I’m not sure what Arthur is best known for in the Jewish world. It could be the Obermayer German-Jewish History Awards, given annually to several Germans (not Jewish themselves) to recognize their efforts to preserve Jewish […]

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This is Strength

My grandmother was a force to be reckoned with. Smart as a whip and made up her own mind about everything. Incredibly independent considering she was married at 19 and never spent a night away from my grandfather in their 72 years together. She had a master’s degree. Traveled the world. Cared deeply about Judaism. […]

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Mourner’s Kaddish as a Source of Comfort

Each year on the anniversary of her father’s death, she feels the strength of the Jewish community supporting her through her grief

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The Role of Faith in the Mourning Process for Those Raised in Interfaith Homes

While grieving and mourning, unexpected places can offer peace, solace and sanctuary for people who were raised in interfaith homes.

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