Make your own Hanukkah mochi doughnuts with dipping jams
Why my role as a Japanese American convert to Judaism is invaluable
My journey to Judaism started long before I met my now-husband Bryan, but my interest in it deepened because of him and his Jewish heritage. I’ve always been interested in learning about my Japanese heritage, so when Bryan and I started discussing our future together, I was quietly interested in conversion early on.
Kristin’s wedding was a beautiful coming together of multiple traditions. See what went into the key decisions.
The personal narrative of a Jewish man from the Midwestern United States and his wife from an Overseas Indian community in the Far East on how they have made their interfaith marriage last 25 years.
The daughter of an interfaith marriage mulls giving her daughters the jewish rites of passage that their Jewish dad had, but she herself didn’t.
A proud father describes his son’s multi-cultural baby naming.
A man’s personal narrative about the Jewish community in Honolulu and on his daughter’s two-part Bat Mitzvah– one in Hawaii with flower leis and Japanese drummers and the other in Maine with bagels and lox.
The personal narrative of a man who works for the Jewish Outreach Institute and plans to use his experience with the organization to raise children with a knowledge of their mother’s Japanese heritage and their father’s Jewish-American roots.
Growing up with Japanese and Jewish heritage was rich and inspiring for the author, who married a Jew and is raising Jewish children.