Review of Mixed Matches: How to Create Successful Interracial, Interethnic, and Interfaith Relationships. By Joel Crohn, Ph. D, examines different models of intermarriage that are not only religously disparate, but culturally as well.
Personal narrative of an intermarried Jewish woman describing her thoughts and emotions about Israel.
She coordinated Judaic Studies for a Jewish day school, and never realized that some of the parents thought less of her because she was in an interfaith marriage.
Her husband of 25 years died and she was not ready to move on after only five years. It wasn’t because she didn’t follow Jewish mourning customs.
Review of Black White and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self by Rebecca Walker, a memoir about her mult-racial and interfaith upbringing.
Personal narrative about an intermarried woman who refused to have a Christmas tree in her home until her husband had a stroke and she realized how much he had missed having one.
Review of Half/Life, an anthology of stories from writers who grew up in interfaith homes, with one Jewish parent and one non-Jewish parent.
Review of Marlena Thompson’s A Brilliant Exploration of the Spiritual Font of Three Faiths: A Review of Abraham, which focuses on Abraham as the common spiritual originator of Judaism, Islam and Christianity.
Review of Nan Meyer’s The Inter-Faith Family Seder Book, which the reviewer describes as scoring “very high marks on accessibility, but falls a bit short when it comes to maintaining a sense of tradition.”
Marlena Thompson and Mark London Williams, both authors of novels featuring children of interfaith families, interview each other about each other’s work.Marlena Thompson and Mark London Williams, both authors of novels featuring children of interfa
Review of Pilgrims. By Daniel Gavron, a novel that relays a couple’s unexpected travels in Jerusalem.
Review of Judaism for Dummies by Rabbi Ted Falcon, Ph.D. and David Blatner, a reference that can be used for Jews and non-Jews alike.
Personal narrative travelogue of a Jewish American woman visiting Jewish Cork, Ireland.
Review of Hester Among the Ruins: A Novel By Binnie Kirshenbaum, a story about the relationship between a post-war Christian German and his lover and biographer–a younger, Jewish American woman.
A review of Unholy Orders; Mystery Stories With A Religious Twist, edited by Serita Stevens, a collection of exciting mysteries which weave in elements of Judaism and Christianity.
Review of a book that looks at differences and similarities between Christianity and Judaism.
Review of The Second Jewish Book of Why by Alfred Kolatch, an exhaustive resource for the more controversial questions of Jewish life.
Interview with David Marcus and Ita Daly, an intermarried Irish couple, both of whom are accomplished writers.
Review of The Jewish Book of Why, by Alfred J. Kolatch, a compendium of questions and answers regarding Jewish customs, culture, and spirituality.
Review of books letting you know what to expect and how to behave at religious ceremonies in many different religions.
Review of A Better Tomorrow. By Charles Rammelkamp, 18 essays about choosing to be Jewish by converting.
book review article about the daughter of a Jewish American soldier and his Vietnamese girlfriend, who comes to the United States to find her father and meets his American family
Review of Celebrating Interfaith Marriages:?Creating Your Jewish/Christian Ceremony by Devon A. Lerner, a book that describes the similarities and differences between traditional Jewish and Chrstian ceremonies, with some ideas of how to a
Review of Welcome to the Family! Opening Doors to the Jewish Experience by Lois Sussman Shenker, a practical introduction to Judaism for non-Jewish family members who have just married into a Jewish family.?
Review of Jewish Spirituality; A Brief Introduction for Christians. By Rabbi Lawrence Kushner, which introduces Christians to Jewish spiritual traditions through Creation, Torah, God, and the commandments.
Review of The Vanishing American Jew: In Search of Jewish Identity for the Next Century by Alan Dershowitz and Embracing the Stranger: Intermarriage and the Future of the American Jewish Community by Ellen Jaffe McClain, both of which
An informative article of the traditions of the Jewish wedding and the changes in such rituals that have occurred over time.
Personal narrative from a woman who once served as Judaic Studies department head of a Jewish day school, but after her Catholic husband’s death used only Catholic rituals, including dressing as Santa Claus and singing Amazing Grace at his funeral,
An informative article that expresses the Christian and Jewish views of God and the way interfaith parents might present God and spirituality to their children.
Reviews of The New Jewish Wedding by Anita Diamant and Heavenly Sex: Sexuality?in the Jewish?Tradition?by Ruth K. Westheimer and Jonathan Mark, commentaries on modern Jewish love and marital relationships.
Personal narrative by an intermarried Jewish woman who leads a Passover seder for her family each year, but also gives her autistic daughter an Easter basket.