by Jeri B. Zeder

Still Jewish

What it means now to be a Jewish Woman in Interfaith Marriage

At various times in the last century in America, we intermarried Jewish women have been reviled as “decimators”‘ of the Jewish people, declared prematurely “dead” by our own parents, and seen rabbis publicly turn their backs on our husbands, the fathers of our children, in synagogue. We’ve been surveyed, counted, and sorted into categories we don’t necessarily claim for ourselves. We’ve had lots to say, but until now we have rarely been heard as our own unique demographic.

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