The Tree Strikes a Chord Like No Other

Recently, my colleague in Los Angles posted a question that piqued my interest on her personal Facebook page: “Did any of my Jewish professional friends grow up with a Christmas tree?” I knew where she was going with this. She was betting that a number of rabbis and Jewish educators had grown up in an […]

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Judaism Is Not a Closed Club

A woman recalls her father-in-law’s past and reflects upon changes in society with respect to Jews and interfaith couples.

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What Interfaith Families Want from the Established Jewish Community

Professional view on the meaning of intermarriage and interfaith families for American Jewry:  rather than seeing the intermarried as “lost” or a “threat”, the author sees them as a pool of “immigrants” who should be hel

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