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Truth: Motherhood is Lonely

Truth: Motherhood is lonely

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Kristin and her husband

What Happens to Ritual Between Marriage and Babies?

Kristin struggles with how to keep spiritual rituals alive post-wedding, pre-baby

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Naming Our Past, Present & Future

Here’s how we created an intimate Jewish naming ceremony for our adopted baby Quinn

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This Hindu-Jewish Couple Celebrated with Two Beautiful Weddings

This Hindu-Jewish Couple Celebrated with Two Beautiful Weddings

See how one couple celebrated with a Jewish wedding and a Hindu wedding

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Why Be Jewish Today?

Anti-Semitic acts have been happening in our country every day for the past couple of months. And every day I get asked the same question, “Why should I be Jewish?” To be Jewish is to accept the challenges along with the joys. To have Jewish heritage is to be born into a club of which […]

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It’s Like Miso Soup!

Rabbi Ari is the Director of InterfaithFamily/Chicago. She also has children who will not eat matzah ball soup or a bagel and lox and is continually surprised and dismayed at their culinary preferences. She was inspired by this story because of how culturally astute the grandparents were to how their grandchildren were being raised and […]

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Getting to Know Judaism Without an Agenda

She never imagined she’d date someone who wasn’t Jewish. Now she wants to show him what she loved about living in Israel–here in the US.

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What Is a Jewish Word?

A book on Jewish language turns into a great tool to welcome non-Jewish friends and family members into the community.

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Finding a Way Through Grief

When her mother-in-law died, Faye turned to Jewish culture to find a way to comfort her non-Jewish husband.

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Can You Raise a Child Without God?

Personal narrative from a man raised in a Secular Humanist congregation attempting to raise his 2-year-old daughter in one.

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