Becky & Femi at a wedding

Learning the Hard Way How to Communicate with My Fiancé

“Oh…I thought I told you about that.” A phrase I’ve said far too often during wedding planning

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How’s Married Life?

People ask “How’s married life?” It’s complicated

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How My Interfaith Marriage Improves My Own Catholic Faith

Why celebrating Yom Kippur this year enriched my observance of Ash Wednesday

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Bronfman: Children of Intermarriage Are Also Jews

Reprinted news article about Edgar Bronfman’s statement  that stigmatizing the intermarried is “racist,” and that interfaith families are key to a thriving Jewish future. 

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Becky & Femi

The C Word

Becky isn’t expecting her fiance’s response to her Christmas tree opposition

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Om-Shalomers Come of Age: Children of Jewish and Hindu Parents Are Emerging as a New Cultural Subset

A news article about the growing number of Jewish-Hindu intermarriages and the “HinJew” children that such relationships produce.

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Love Despite Opposition: An Italian Jew and Pakistani Muslim

Personal narrative by an interfaith Italian Jewish-Pakastani Muslim couple who are determined to

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Swipe Right for True Love

By Olufemi Sowemimo OK, I’ll come clean: I wasn’t expecting to meet my wife on Tinder. I’m not some app-phobic, anti-technology fuddy duddy who assumed that real relationships could only happen through friendly set-ups and Katherine Heigl-worthy meet-cutes. I knew fully well that swiping right could possibly lead to a relationship. Given the app’s reputation, though, I […]

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Why I Am a Unitarian

Personal narrative from a Jewish-Protestant interfaith couple who wanted to raise their children with some religion, and found the only reasonable compromise in the Unitarian church

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My Daughter is Bringing Home a Boyfriend who is not Jewish for Rosh Hashanah

By Dr. Ruth Nemzoff Q: Recently, our twenty year old daughter called from college to announce that she is bringing home her first serious boyfriend for Rosh Hashanah. He is an A student, the leader of his a cappella group and involved in community service. Before she introduced him to us, she warned us that although […]

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