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So You're Considering Intermarriage?

Cowan, Paul; Cowan, Rachel (Contributor). Mixed Blessings: Overcoming the Stumbling Blocks in an Interfaith Marriage. Penguin USA (Paper); 1989. Paperback. Reprint edition. ISBN 0-140111-89-1. [Describes the interpersonal conflicts that can come from different religious backgrounds and how major life changes (death of a parent, birth of a child) can bring up conflicts. Focuses on how to deal with religious identity and practice with children in mixed marriages. (Authors had a mixed marriage, Rachel has converted and has become a rabbi) Non-Orthodox]
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Forster, Brenda and Tabachnik, Joseph. Jews by Choice: A Study of Converts to Reform and Conservative Judaism. K'tav, 1991. Out of Print. ISBN 0-881253-83-9.
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Glaser, Gabrielle. Strangers to the Tribe: Portraits of Interfaith Marriage. Houghton Mifflin Co (Trd); 1997. Hardcover. ISBN 0-395727-76-6.
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Kahane, Meir. Why Be Jewish? Intermarriage, Assimilation and Alienation. Stein & Day Pub; 1983. Paperback. ISBN 0-812861-29-9.
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Kemelman, Harry. Conversations with Rabbi Small. Unknown; 1982. Mass Market Paperback. ISBN 0-449245-27-6.
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King, Andrea; Schindler, Alexander M. If I'm Jewish and You're Christian, What Are the Kids? A Parenting Guide for Interfaith Families. Union of American Hebrew Congregations; 1993. Paperback. ISBN 0-807404-52-7.
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Petsonk, Judy; Remsen, Jim. The Intermarriage Handbook: A Guide for Jews & Christians. Quill; 1988, 1991. Paperback. Reprint edition. ISBN 0-688103-79-0. [This book explains basis of each other's culture, and guidelines on how to proceed.]
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Romanoff, Lena. Your People, My People -- Finding Acceptance and Fulfillment as a Jew By Choice. Jewish Publication Society, Philadelphia PA. 1990. Identity Plus; 1999. Paperback. ISBN 1-893382-00-1.[Focuses on conversion, but gives insights on intermarriage and how to make conversion work. Non-Orthodox]
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Seltzer, Sanford. Jews and Non-Jews: Falling in Love. UAHC Press #164050. Out of Print. ISBN 0-807400-98-X.[Informal guide on intermarriage for couples and their families. Non-Orthodox]
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Seltzer, Sanford. Jews and Non-Jews: Getting Married: A Look At Interfaith Marriage and its Consequences for Jewish Survival. Union of American Hebrew Congregations; 1984. Paperback. ISBN 0-807403-00-8. [Discussion for couples contemplating intermarriage from the Reform Jewish perspective.]
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Silverstein, Alan. It All Begins With a Date: Jewish Concerns About Intermarriage. Jason Aronson; 1995. Paperback. ISBN 1-568215-42-8.
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Wolpe, David J. Why Be Jewish? Henry Holt; 1995. Paperback. ISBN 0-805039-27-9.
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