Interfaith Mourning Issues: A Reconstructionist Approach

The Reconstructionist?take on mourning issues for interfaith families.

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Divorced, Not Jewish, but My Kids Are

Personal narrative from a divorced, formerly intermarried man who is, and always has been, supportive and appreciative of his children’s strong Jewish identities (and other accomplishments). 

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Interfaith Ignorance Is All in the Family

Personal narrative from a Jewish man married to a Christian woman. They both practice Judaism at their Reconstructionist synagogue, but his sister doesn’t accept them.

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A New Deal: FDR’s Greatgrandson is a Rabbi-in-progress

Profile of Joshua Boettiger, the great-grandson of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who is currently training to become a Reconstructionist rabbi.

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A Journey of Faith: Step by Step, Beginning with the Birth of Our First Child

A personal narrative from a Catholic woman who felt so at home in her Reconstructionist synagogue that she decided to convert.

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Star Crossed: Rabbis facing loaded question of intermarriage

Award-winning article on the issue of rabbinic officiation in interfaith marriage in Baltimore’s Jewish community.

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Holidays, Religion, and Spirituality…and More Questions

Bryan and I had another really good session with Reverend Bassford this morning. I mentioned in my last post that we were to have written down religious holidays that were important to us (individually) and that we’d discuss how to celebrate them respectfully in our interfaith home. Well, we didn’t write them down, but we […]

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Rabbi With A Pedigree: Reconstructionist Rabbinic Student Is a Direct Descendant of FDR

Reprinted news article about FDR’s great-grandson, a child of interfaith parents, who is in Reconstructionist rabbinical school.

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