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Can I Be a Jew-ish Catholic?

A young man was raised by his Jewish grandparents but he now lives with his Catholic parents and shares their faith. He asks the Seesaw if he can still consider himself Jewish.Read More


Can You Pass Down Cultural Judaism Without the Faith?

A secular Jew wonders how she can raise her future children with a Jewish identity even though she doesn’t go to synagogue or believe in God. She asks the Seesaw for help.Read More


Honey, I Stole the Judaism

A Jewish convert is drawn to Orthodoxy, but his less-observant wife think’s he’s nuts. He asks the Seesaw if he should find a compromise — or take a new spiritual path alone.Read More


Your Intermarriage Obsession Is Just So Offensive

A woman feels her Jewish colleagues’ obsession with intermarriage is small-minded or worse. Can the Seesaw find a way to talk about it without offending them — or getting fired?Read More


I'm No Virgin When It Comes to Non-Jewish Women

A man asks the Seesaw how much he should tell his oh-so-serious girlfriend about his romantic past. Does it matter that he was hot and heavy with a non-Jewish woman?Read More


I Don't Want To Be Jewish Anymore

A woman converted to Judaism so she could raise Jewish children with her husband. She asks the Seesaw if it’s right for her to return to her Christian faith now that the kids are grown.Read More


My Daughter’s Bat Mitzvah Isn’t Jewish Enough for You?

A girl’s uncle may not come to her bat mitzvah. Her father asks the Seesaw if he should make a big deal about getting his brother, who is far more observant than him, to attend.Read More


My Wife Doesn't Get How Important Kaddish Is to Me

A less-than-observant Jewish man is preparing for the death of his father. He ask the Seesaw how to convince his wife that he should say Kaddish daily — even if it’s inconvenient.Read More


So What If I Hook Up With Non-Jewish Guys?

A college student doesn’t have a serious boyfriend and sleeps with non-Jewish guys. She asks Seesaw how to tell her parents that it’s none of their business who she fools around with.Read More


Why Can't Our Trip to Israel Be Jewish?

A Jewish woman and her husband are planning a trip to Israel. She wants to immerse herself in Jewish experience, but he wants to see the Christian sites, too. What to do, Seesaw?Read More


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