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  • May 21 2014
    Is This “Frozen” Song a Rip-Off of “Yentl”?

    Has anyone else noticed that “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?” from “Frozen” sounds a lot like “Papa Can You Hear Me?” from “Yentl”? Exhibit A: Exhibit B: COINCIDENCE?! Like this post? Get the best of Kveller delivered straight … Continue reading

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  • May 21 2014
    Up Close: Maria & Steve Broutt

    1. Are you raising your kid(s) with one religion, both religions, or somewhere in between? We are raising our children Jewish, and they will be attending a Jewish preschool in the fall. Growing up in a Catholic school and [with … Continue reading

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  • May 19 2014
    Up Close: Alina & Scott Wickham

    1. Are you raising your kid(s) with one religion, both religions, or somewhere in between? Our three kids are Jewish. Not half-Jewish, 100 percent Jewish. Not just because they have a Jewish mother, which makes them Jewish under halacha (Jewish … Continue reading

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  • May 16 2014
    Kveller Hits of the Week: May 12-16

    This week’s most popular posts, in case you missed them. -Why Do So Many Moms Regret Having Kids? Tova was shocked to discover that many moms expressed regret over having children via an app that allows users to confess secrets anonymously. While many … Continue reading

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  • May 16 2014
    Up Close: Gen & Max Tolsky

    1. Can you think of a particular day when it felt especially difficult to be an interfaith family? When we were engaged, we had a very difficult time finding two officiants who were willing to marry us. My priest at the … Continue reading

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  • May 14 2014
    Up Close: Sarah & Carl Chen

    Are you raising your kid(s) with one religion, both religions, or somewhere in between? When deciding what religion we would raise our children, we struck a funny bargain. It was never up for negotiation for Sarah not to raise Jewish children, but … Continue reading

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  • May 12 2014
    Don’t Know What to Name Your Baby? There’s a Kveller App for That

    Becoming a parent comes with many challenges, one of the first ones being choosing the perfect name that will honor tradition, sound unique but not too unique, and help form this child’s identity for the rest of her life. No biggie, right? … Continue reading

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  • May 12 2014
    Welcome to the World, Penrose Claire!

    We are thrilled to announce that Kveller contributor Courtney Naliboff and her husband William Trevaskis welcomed a baby girl last week. Penrose Claire was born on May 7 at Pen Bay Medical center in Rockport, ME. She weighed 7 pounds 2 ounces … Continue reading

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  • May 12 2014
    Up Close: Rachel & Scott Stein

    1. How did you and your husband meet? Scott and I met as undergraduates at Stony Brook University. We were both dating other people at the time but socialized in the same circle of friends. After graduation we reconnected and … Continue reading

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  • May 12 2014
    Up Close: Putting a Face on the Interfaith Conversation

    Here’s something: More than half of Jews who got married over the past eight years wedded a non-Jewish spouse, and one third of intermarried families are not raising their children Jewish at all. Interfaith families are certainly a hot topic, … Continue reading

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