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Interfaith Families

Personal Stories of Jewish-Christian Intermarriage
  • 238 Pages
  • 1.63 MB
  • English
Seabury Books
Christian life & practice, Judaism, Religious life & practice, Religion - World Religions, Marriage, Religion, Religion - Prayer & Spirituality, Spirituality - General, Christian Life - Love & Marriage, Comparative Religion, Ecumenism, Christianity - Christian Life - Mar
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Open LibraryOL8885012M
ISBN 10159627011X
ISBN 139781596270114

Books for Interfaith Families. Are you looking for a book featuring a family just like yours. The books in this list feature interfaith families, friendships, diverse families, and cross-cultural connections.

Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup by Pamela Mayer. Recommended for ages 6 to 7. This is one of my favorite of the many books I read about interfaith families before marrying my husband. It was the only book I found that was a collection of first-hand experiences.

The couples shared the actual issues that come up as families tackle things beyond the holidays, like discussions about death and heaven to name a by: 6.

Interfaith Families book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The candor of these stories make this an important resource for /5.

An excellent resource for interfaith families and anyone who needs a basic introduction to Passover traditions.” (Booklist) From the Back Cover New York Times bestselling authors and journalists Cokie and Steve Roberts share their Passover traditions in this engaging version of the Haggadah for couples and families of mixed faiths/5(20).

In Being Both, Susan Katz Miller brings us into the emergent world of interfaith families, families who seek to blend traditions that others find mutually exclusive. Whatever your thoughts on Interfaith Families book and interfaith marriage, this book will help you think more clearly. Being Both is an insightful, thought provoking book showing how interfaith families, after decades of being told no you can't, are demonstrating Interfaith Families book yes, they absolutely can raise children dual-faith and do so in a way that is not at all detrimental/5.

This book (from a publisher of books on Judaism) was clearly written for interfaith children being raised Jewish, who celebrate Christmas only with extended family.

In fact, it was a recent selection for PJ Library, the free Jewish book program for children.

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But Interfaith Families book recommend it for any interfaith : Susan Katz Miller. This book describes a grassroots movement of interfaith families claiming the right to create their own communities beyond a single creed or dogma, bound instead by.

Interfaith. Our strength is our diversity. Although a secular organization, Family Promise engages the faith community, through our 6, congregations of all denominations, to provide shelter, volunteers, and compassion to families in need. The Interfaith Family Journal is an invaluable resource for couples and family members practicing different religions (or none).

Interactive exercises and creative activities help interfaith families decide how they want to honor their histories, cultures, and beliefs in ways that nurture joy, creativity, and empowerment. With space for writing directly in the book and suggestions for engaging.

But I was also curious about how many interfaith family subscribers identify as Jewish only, and how many identify as “Jewish and ” So I asked, and PJ Library went back to their survey data and provided me with this rather stunning breakdown: 50 percent of interfaith families in the survey were raising children “Jewish and something else,” while 45 percent were raising children Author: Susan Katz Miller.

Like a growing number of households, we are an interfaith family and celebrate both Hanukkah and Christmas. I love to see that reality reflected in the picture books I read to my kids.

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Consider this list full of Christmas books and Hanukkah books that can be enjoyed by kids of any faith. And, while hibernating, I have been gestating a new book for interfaith families.

Now that I have submitted the manuscript, and the sun is returning, and grief is receding, I will return to posting more often here. In the meantime, you can always find my curated links for interfaith families on my facebook author page, and on twitter.

Interfaith Families by Sparrow F. Alden Contents How to Use This Guide What Are Interfaith Families. Interfaith Families and UU Faith Interfaith Families Across the Lifespan discussing, and doing activities, and a good book at one's own pace in privacy is one that complements many people's learning styles.

This booklet is designed to help. Unlocking Jewish Shavuot: Sundown May Shavuot celebrates the giving of the Torah at Mt. Sinai. Dairy foods, like ice cream are traditionally eaten on this holiday.

Learn More Shavuot: Sundown May Shavuot celebrates the giving of the Torah at Mt. Sinai. Dairy foods are traditionally eaten on this holiday. Learn More We’re Here. Interfaith Families Hear one interfaith family's testimony From its humble beginnings as an intimate community of families, Congregation B’nai Torah has prided itself on being forward-thinking and innovative in recognizing the changing nature of modern American Jewish life.

Radical Inclusion: Engaging Interfaith Families for a Thriving Jewish Future is for everyone interested in seeing more interfaith families become more engaged in Jewish life and community – something that must happen if liberal Judaism is going to thrive into the future.

The paperback and eBook for Kindle are available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble;Read the Rest». A book that will support ALL families.

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A five-week program to support you in working together to figure out the best pathway for your interfaith family. An essential tool, whether you are Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Pagan, atheist, or any other religion (or none). The Christmas Store is a 3-day event for 50 Interfaith families and over children in need.

Interfaith provides our families with a one-of-a-kind opportunity to “shop” for all things Christmas. This annual event is a volunteer opportunity for families, small groups, businesses and individuals who wish to serve during the Christmas season.

The Interfaith Family Journal is an invaluable resource for couples and family members practicing different religions (or none). Interactive exercises and creative activities help interfaith families decide how they want to honor their histories, cultures, and beliefs in.

No one is more welcome at Congregation Or Ami than you. Congregation Or Ami, like all Reform Jewish congregations, holds the mitzvah (religious responsibility) of ahavat ger (welcoming the stranger) among the most important tenets of our faith.

We actively welcome interfaith families into our community and encourage their participation in our synagogues. Paradoxically, to maintain distinctive Jewish traditions, we need to be radically inclusive of partners from different faiths and the children of interfaith families. I hope this book will lead to an opening of hearts and minds for Jews, Jewish leaders and Jewish organizations, towards embracing a radically inclusive approach - and to a Judaism Brand: Center for Radically Inclusive Judaism, Inc.

Susan Katz Miller: My first book, Being Both, was a work of memoir, journalism, and qualitative research.I’m an interfaith kid with grown interfaith children, but I didn’t see my mostly positive experiences reflected in the literature, which tends to be dominated by a narrative that problematizes interfaith families.

Read more about: book list, books, hanukkah, Jewish Children's Books, multicultural books Hanukkah Books for Interfaith Families Does your family tell the story of. While many readers might object to such merging of traditions, many interfaith families do observe the December holidays in this way, so it’s helpful to have a book that portrays this approach.

Nonna’s Hanukkah Surprise by Karen Fisman (author) and Martha Aviles (illus.) (Kar-Ben Publishing, ) is another book where the two holidays are Author: Vicki Garlock.

We need to listen to the voices of kids from all sorts of interfaith families, not just Jewish and Christian families.

Darius the Great is Not Okay, by Adib Khorram, is a poignant, lyrical, hilarious novel, with an unforgettable protagonist from a complex interfaith award-winning Young Adult (YA) novel stars Darius Kellner, an American teenager who happens to have a Persian.

Miller is a journalist, blogger and author of the book, Being Both: Embracing Two Religions in One Interfaith Family, which examines interfaith families in Author: Laura Santhanam. A book on the growing number of interfaith families raising children in two religionsSusan Katz Miller grew up with a Jewish father and Christian mother, and was raised Jewish.

Now in an interfaith marriage herself, she is one of the growing number of Americans who are boldly electing to raise children with both faiths, rather than in one religion or the other (or without religion). All proceeds from The Book The Woodlands benefit the many programs and services of Interfaith of The Woodlands.

This includes helping families in crisis by providing food, clothing, mortgage and rent assistance, gas vouchers and emergency shelter. Read this book on Questia. "As the number of Jewish-Christian marriages in America continues to rise, couples find themselves searching for ways to navigate the choppy waters of interfaith families.

At Shir Hadash we welcome families that include non-Jewish members and those who consider themselves half-Jewish to actively participate in our congregation.

We regularly hold discussion sessions and events designed to help interfaith couples and families share common experiences and explore solutions to typical challenges.The Elephant in the Room a holiday tradition for interfaith families The December Dilemma looms large for interfaith families.

This book strives to honor family and fun. It provides a way for parents and children to embrace their own holiday and have a deep appreciation for the other holidays celebrated by their extended and blended family. 'Our Haggadah': A Guide For Interfaith Families When Cokie and Steve Roberts married inthey faced a choice familiar to many mixed-faith couples: practice no religion, pick one or .