A Study of the Experiences and Opinions of Adults Raised in Interfaith Families How it got started and the goals: I, Dawn Kepler, have been working with interfaith couples for more than 20 years. As time has passed I have worked with more and more of the individuals who grew up in the families…Read More »
DOUBLE ROOTS: A FILM AND DISCUSSION
A girl with a Jewish mother and a non-Jewish father was raised with no religion, and outside of Jewish culture. Decades later, as an adult, she immersed herself in Jewish life–secular and religious. This led her to be curious about other others who had one Jewish parent: how had they been raised? And how were…Read More »
Growing Up Interfaith
Growing Up Interfaith First Person Stories | Current Findings | Best Practices What is it like to grow up in an interfaith family? For the first time we are asking young adults, “What was that like for you?” At this program adults raised in interfaith families will talk about: Taking charge of their Jewish identity…Read More »
Growing Up Interfaith – how are we defining “interfaith families”?
We are very much hoping to see YOU and many others at the May 22 conference, Growing Up Interfaith, about adults who grew up in interfaith families. How are we defining “interfaith families”? An interfaith family may have a Jewish home. That means there may be non-Jews living in a home that is Jewish in…Read More »
Do You Have One Jewish Parent?
Are you male and grew up in an interfaith home? I am trying to balance out the ratio of male to female interviewees. Women seem to be more willing to share their thoughts and experiences. Guys! Time to jump on the train! We need your voices! *** A couple years ago I asked Dr. Bruce…Read More »