Advice for Assimilated Family Reunions

By Dr. Ruth Nemzoff Q: I am having a family reunion. Half of the youngest generation has married people of other backgrounds. How can I use this opportunity to educate the Jewish members of my family about their heritage? And also to help those who do not currently identify as Jewish to understand how important […]

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Sticking with Israel During Violent Times

The following is a guest post by Marsha S. *Names have been changed My husband Charlie is a non-practicing Catholic and I am Jewish. From the get-go, we agreed to raise our children Jewish, which left the onus on me to further their religious identity and education. At my urging, Charlie agreed to travel to Israel […]

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When Love Is a Casualty of War

Personal narrative about a Jewish man and his Lebanese girlfriend, and the strains they faced during the 2006 war in Lebanon.

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An Interfaith Family Faces the Holocaust: A Review of Life is Beautiful

Review of Roberto Benigni’s film, Life is Beautiful about an interfaith family in Italy during the Holocaust.

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Never Again An Interview with Susan Schwartz Senstad Author of Music for the Third Ear

Interview with Susan Schwartz Senstad, author of the book Music for the Third Ear, with special attention to Senstad’s own Jewish identity and her real-life inspiration for the war-torn characters in her book.

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Thirteen Tips for Talking about Israel in Interfaith Families

A series of tips for talking about Israel in interfaith families, especially during times of conflict.

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