Why adding a jump broom to our ceremony is so meaningful
Femi & his fiancee navigate which wedding elements to include, exclude or modify
Rabbi Mychal Copeland served as director of IFF/Bay Area until June, 2017 and is now the rabbi at Sha’ar Zahav in San Francisco. When I met my first girlfriend at 22 years old, I fell head over heels. My mind was swirling for at least a year—processing how this person would change my life, when and […]
A white Jewish woman discusses the ways that she and her African-American Christian husband have negotiated differences to form a close family.
By Kelly Banker I had been living at Moishe Kavod House (a home-based Jewish community for young adults) for about a month when my boyfriend, Courtney, and I decided it would be exciting for him to accompany me to Shabbat services. The gatherings are always well-attended by lots of friendly folks, so I figured it […]
The story of how the families of a Jewish woman and her Chinese partner found compromise in the planning of their wedding and formed mutual respect for each other’s traditions.
A personal narrative from a Jewish immigrant woman on her Christian African-American husband and their decision to raise their sons as 100% Jewish and 100% New Yorkers.
Review of Black White and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self by Rebecca Walker, a memoir about her mult-racial and interfaith upbringing.
Review of Zadie Smith’s The Autograph Man: A Novel about Growing Up with a Jewish Mother and a Chinese Father, about a child of interfaith marriage that struggles with a multiracial and multicultural identity.
Review of Secret Love by Bart Schneider, a tale of the fatalistic romance between a Jewish man and a black woman.