I Wish We’d Had “The Religion Talk” Before Having Kids

By Lindsey Goldstein Before my husband and I got married, we discussed how we would raise any potential children. These children were very theoretical. something I wasn’t sure I wanted. But I began to consider it, since he finally seemed to be the right person to procreate with. My husband was raised Catholic but hasn’t […]

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Fielding Questions about the Wedding & Our Life Together

The decision to get married inevitably invites inquiry. How did you meet? What is the proposal story? Can I see the ring? Have you set a date? The decision to proceed with an interfaith marriage invites it even more so. For example, in response to an earlier blog where I shared news of our recent […]

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8 Reasons to Tune in Shaboom!

I have had the pleasure of watching Shaboom!, the new video series that BimBam Productions has created. InterfaithFamily/Chicago recently helped launch the video series at a few viewing parties around town. In all cases, the kids enjoyed the debut eight-minute video and the parents did as well. It’s catchy, colorful and has a great message. […]

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Shabbat War Is Ruining My Summer Family Vacation

In this reprint from the Forward’s Seesaw column, Jane Larkin offers advice to someone who can’t get on the same page with his mother about his interfaith family.

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Top 10 Things We Learned from Our Passover/Easter Survey

In March 2015, InterfaithFamily conducted its 11th annual Passover/Easter Survey to determine the attitudes and behaviors of people in interfaith relationships during Passover and Easter. The survey attracted 1,136 responses—an increase of about 21% over 2014. Of those 1,136 respondents, 730 said they were in interfaith relationships. Of those, 501 have children and of those, […]

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Should We Raise Our Child Jewish, Christian, Both or Nothing?

Reprint from The Jewish Forward’s Seesaw Column about whether to raise children in one or both of the parents’ religions.

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Beyond Conversion: Becoming a Jewish Family

Opinions on raising an interfaith family, conversion, and inclusivity.

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From The LGBTQ Archives: Parenting

Some of our favorite parenting articles form the LGBT archives of InterfaithFamily.com

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I’ll Conversion Talk If I Want To

What might surprise most of you to know is that the alternate title for this article was,

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From The LGBTQ Archives: Families

Some of our favorite articles from the LGBTQ archive about relationships between partners and with our families.

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