My Favorite Interfaith Children’s Book

When I was a child there were two books I wanted desperately to hear before bedtime. The first was Goodnight Fred. This was a favorite because the grandmother in the book comes out of the telephone to visit Fred and Arthur, her grandsons. I, too, thought my grandmother lived in the telephone and could come […]

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Liz and baby Helen

Mourning, Friendship and the Future

There is a way to mourn in Judaism and then there is what really happens over the years

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Cry for Change: With Improved Catholic Teachings on Judaism, Some Jewish Leaders Seek Hebrew School Overhaul

Reprinted news article about the efforts of Catholic Sunday schools to teach more about Judaism, and the controversy over whether Jewish religious schools should teach Christian dogma, history and culture. 

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The Piece That Remains

Personal narrative from a Catholic woman who fondly remembers her Jewish ex-boyfriend who broke up with her to sort out his feelings about marrying outside of the faith.

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The Greatest Game: Playing Dreidel in Iowa

Personal narrative from a Jewish woman who visited–and at first feared–her husband’s devout Catholic family in Iowa.

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Future of Interfaith: New Program Head Has Firsthand Experience

Reprinted profile of?Helena McMahon, manager of The?Interfaith Connection, an outreach program?at? the San Francisco Jewish Community Center.?

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Our Interfaith Ketubah Was Everything

Why the ketubah is such a meaningful and beautiful part of a Jewish interfaith wedding

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