Being Interfaith in the Face of Hatred

This post was written by my fiancé Zach Drescher, who is Jewish and whose work often intersects with issues important to the American Jewish community. ~~~ When you live in Washington, vacations can be a good opportunity to get away from the news cycle and conversations dominated by politics. While our trips home to plan […]

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Kalooki Nights’ Unhealthy Obsession

Review of Kalooki Nights, a Booker Prize finalist about Jews in 1950s England who defined the world in terms of Jewishness.

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Seeking the Light: Child of Holocaust Survivors Reclaims Judaism

Personal narrative from the child of Holocaust survivors describing how she felt compelled to connect with and pass on Judaism once she had (adopted) children.

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Where Do We Come From? Do We Know Where We Are Going?

Personal narrative from an intermarried man describing his parents (both survivors) and how their experiences instilled in him the importance of Jewish continuity.  He describes how he wanted to marry a Jew, but ultimately felt good about mar

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The Jew Who Loved a Nazi

Review of Black Book, a provocative Dutch film about the romance between a Jewish resistance fighter and a Nazi officer.

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Holocaust Stories

Personal narrative from a Jewish woman telling how she struggled with the decision of whether to tell her grandfather, a Holocaust survivor, that she was engaged to a non-Jew.

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My Generation and the Holocaust

Personal narrative from a young woman discussing the importance of remembering and teaching about the Holocaust in the generations after survivors have passed away.

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