A Secular Jewish Alternative

I have often wondered if, had I not been raised Jewish, I would convert to Judaism. I know many Jews who are intermarried and who don’t believe in God, who consider themselves atheist, agnostic, or “just Jewish” Jews. I know many Jewish people who don’t believe in, or question the existence of, God. If a […]

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The LULAX is Official!

WE DID IT! We got hitched went on a fabulous honeymoon in the city of sin and now we’re trying to get back on track with “normal” life. The wedding was absolutely everything we had hoped for. It was definitely worth all of the hard work that went into it from everyone involved. This event […]

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Cry for Change: With Improved Catholic Teachings on Judaism, Some Jewish Leaders Seek Hebrew School Overhaul

Reprinted news article about the efforts of Catholic Sunday schools to teach more about Judaism, and the controversy over whether Jewish religious schools should teach Christian dogma, history and culture. 

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The Life-Cycle of an Interfaith Relationship: Raising School-Age Children

A social worker’s advice on how to address important issues in interfaith families and when important decisions need to be made.

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My Religion, My Choice

The personal narrative of a woman who was raised secularly religious by interfaith parents and decided as a young adult to be converted to Judaism to confirm her faith, despite the fact that lineage already recognized her as a

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Comparative Religion–But for Real This Time!

Reprinted news from the Jewish Outreach Institute about the importance of “non-judgmental study of other faiths in Jewish religious schools,” especially since there are so many kids from interfaith families attending these classes.

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My Jewish Journey: Our Marathon

The personal narrative of a woman of an interfaith marriage who forces her children to attend Sunday School and desires for them to connect to Judaism as she has.

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To Become or Not to Become a Bar Mitzvah

A personal narrative from a mother who considered sending her boys to Hebrew school one year and Christian school the next, but decided to keep her boys in Hebrew school–and they decided to have bar mitzvahs.

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