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A Ceremony That’s All Us

Making your ceremony unique to you will make it a night to remember

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Black + White Creamsicles

This recipe takes inspiration from a black and white cookie and transforms it with a fun summery twist to create a delicious creamsicle.

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Why We Say Yes to the Easter Invite

The phone rang and I heard my dad’s apprehensive voice. “Hi Sarah. I have a bit of a strange question for you. We are thinking ahead about Easter and we would like to have everyone over for brunch and an Easter egg hunt. We would of course love to have you there, but we know […]

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How Our Interfaith Ceremony Got Us Out of Writing Our Own Vows

Forty-four days, 23 hours and 53 minutes to go to the big day (but who’s counting?), so we thought we’d give you a sneak preview of how we’ve constructed our interfaith ceremony. All the way back last summer, we had a lovely meeting with our rabbi, IFF/Philadelphia‘s Rabbi Frisch, and our priest, Mother Takacs, where […]

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Blessings Over Bread and Wine

Kiddush, the Hebrew blessing over the wine, and Hamotzi, the Hebrew blessing over bread.

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Blessing Over the Wine

The Jewish blessing over the wine, plus additional liturgy and sample program definitions for an interfaith wedding.

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The Mother of a Jewish Child

Personal narrative by a non-Jewish bar mitzvah mother after the event, looking back and grateful to so many people, including her non-Jewish family for their gracious participation.

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Guide to Shabbat for Interfaith Families

Landing page with introduction and table of contents to a guide to Shabbat for newbies.

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How You Can Make Shabbat at Home

How to celebrate Shabbat at home, including preparing for Shabbat, lighting Shabbat candles and saying Shabbat blessings.

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Shabbat in the Synagogue

Part of the Guide to Shabbat for Interfaith Families.

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