Evan Rachel Wood

Hollywood Now: Rossum Leaves Shameless, Portman Plays Twins, Emmy Noms & More

Evan Rachel Wood is up for an Emmy, Portman directs & plays twins & more

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Rosh Hashanah Cheat Sheet

Our Rosh Hashanah cheat sheet to the rescue


Mom and Dad: We’re in Love and We’re Not Teenagers

Before Elizabeth was engaged, she and her boyfriend (now husband) made a decision about raising their future children both Jewish and Christian.


Jason Segel: “The Dumbest Thing You Can Do For a Kid”

In Marc Maron’s recent podcast “WTF,” he interviews Jason Segel (of How I Met Your Mother fame) at length and touches on his interfaith upbringing early on. (The interview itself begins at 14 minutes in, and the conversation turns to religion at about 15 ½ minutes.) Segel’s father is Christian and his mother is Jewish, […]


In Defense of Being Both at the Lunch Table

By Jacob Weis Being raised interfaith (as I was, truly, with both Jewish and Catholic traditions and holidays) and observing two religions will inevitably lead to some confrontation with others. For me, the first time this happened was in elementary school, at the lunch table. For some reason, the kids that I have seen talk about […]

Gay Couple

Reconciliation: Embracing a Gay Interfaith Relationship

It’s hard enough for straight people to deal with a new relationship. Tack on the challenges of society’s disavowal of gay relationships, and pile on an interfaith existence, and you have the recipe for a great challenge.