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I Started Doing Shabbat and I Can’t Stop

I tried bringing Shabbat to my family and we can’t stop

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How I Ended Up as a Brooklyn Tour Guide for a Day

How Anna ended up giving a bus tour of Brooklyn

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How Do We Bring Two Faiths into Our Everyday?

How do we practice separate faiths–together?

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We Aren’t as Different as My Neighbors Think

Why my American-Jewish-Mexican-Catholic family confuses our neighbors

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Helen Fell on Her Head and I Prayed to Jesus, Sort of

Helen Fell on Her Head and I Prayed to Jesus, Sort of

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How My Interfaith Marriage Improves My Own Catholic Faith

Why celebrating Yom Kippur this year enriched my observance of Ash Wednesday

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Bringing Some Dharma to My Jewish-Catholic Household

Insomnia. It’s awful and I’ve never had it before. Until now. Part of this has to do with me getting pregnant again shortly after a miscarriage. Another part has to do with the anxiety, fear, loneliness, happiness, joy and gratitude I feel approaching motherhood for the second time. The second time is different, of course. […]

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Going Custom: Writing Our Own Interfaith Ceremony

After my latest blog post on finding officiants for our Jewish-Catholic interfaith wedding, I got questions from both friends and fans about what the actual ceremony would look like. We had started a draft but needed to tie up some details, so we weren’t ready to share. I didn’t really think about it much in […]

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Blessings: Immersion in the Mikveh for Conversion

The blessings said when immersing in a mikveh for the purposes of converting to Judaism.

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Don’t Sweat the Jewish Stuff

A mother worries whether her non-Jewish family and friends will feel comfortable at her son’s bar mitzvah.

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