Episode 2: Breaking the News Part 1

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Originally published Dec. 1, 2022. 

A Jew walks into his girlfriend’s parents’ kitchen and is asked to carve up a ham...  

For multifaith couples, meeting the parents can be a nerve-wracking experience, but it’s also a chance to observe how religions and traditions diverge and overlap. Hear from couples and experts alike as they detail their experiences with partners’ families and with their own, sharing their happiness and the challenges they faced when their multifaith relationships started to get serious. Robert DeNiro won’t know what hit him.  

Links and References: 

Read Rabbi Handlarski’s book: The A—Z of Intermarriage 

Learn more about her virtual synagogue space: http://secularsynagogue.org/ 

Read Ed Case’s book: Radical Inclusion: Engaging Interfaith Families for a Thriving Jewish Future  

Learn more about the Center for Radically Inclusive Judaism https://www.cfrij.com/ 


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