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Why We’ll Be the Family in Midwood Without a Sukkah

Can we get away with NOT having a sukkah in Brooklyn?

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Quincineara Barbie

It’s been two weeks of vacation for my family in upstate New York. Nothing but fun, sun, relaxing walks by the lake, fishing and Quinceañera Barbie. Wait…what!? Here’s how Quinceañera Barbie came into my life. My daughter Helen Rose is American, Mexican, Jewish and Catholic. The question from my Jewish-American side of the family is […]

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Promukkah: A Prom-Themed Hannukah Party

This year InterfaithFamily/Atlanta hosted our first annual Promukkah: Prom-themed Hannukah party in our Ponce City Market office! The evening was a blast with rockin’ dance music spun by Russell Gotchalk of the Atlanta Jewish Music Festival, delicious nosh, a corsage/boutonniere making station and a very popular photobooth. Highlights include dancing the hora as we celebrated […]

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InterfaithFamily/Atlanta’s Housewarming Party Photo Gallery

On Sunday, January 10, 2016, InterfaithFamily/Atlanta hosted a fabulous open house at our new office space in Ponce City Market. Over 100 Atlantans celebrated with us as we blessed our new home. After reciting the Shehecheyanu prayer, guests shared their blessings for IFF/ATL and our board member, Rebecca Hoelting, hung our new mezuzah from Atlanta’s […]

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#ChooseLove 2015 Celebration Photo & Video Gallery

On October 22, 2015 we gathered with friends and colleagues at Hebrew College in Newton, MA, to honor InterfaithFamily’s Founder, Ed Case, and Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Boston‘s President, Barry Shrage. In addition to recognizing the incredible work they have done to change the landscape of the Jewish community, we took a moment to discuss […]

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Ways to Include Your Child’s Interfaith Heritage at the Celebration

Ways to make the bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah celebration involve members of your entire interfaith family.

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Bat Mitzvah Battles With My Atheist Husband

Personal narrative about the financial and domestic difficulties an interfaith family faced when planning their first daughter’s bat mitzvah.

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Educating Your Non-Jewish Audience

How can you keep your bewildered non-Jewish guests in the loop at the bar mitzvah?

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My Chinese Daughter’s Bat Mitzvah

Personal narrative from a woman who has two adopted Chinese children and is now planning one of their bat mitzvahs.

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Uniting of the Tribes: Our Hindu-Jewish Wedding

Personal narrative by a Jewish woman and a Hindu Indian man about their beautiful blended wedding ceremony and celebration, and the way it brought their families together.

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