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Will Chrismukkah Ruin My Nice Jewish Kids?

A Jewish woman feels pressure to host Christmas at her house after her mother-in-law dies. She asks the Seesaw: How bad is Chrismukkah for the children?Read More


Dear Santa, Stay Away From My Son

A Jewish father wants to curb his son’s enthusiasm for Christmas. He asks the Seesaw for advice as the toddler heads to the in-laws for the holiday.Read More


It's a Synagogue, Not a Torture Chamber

A Jewish man joined his first synagogue but his husband won’t go to the welcome dinner. He asks the Seesaw for help convincing him that Judaism isn’t some kind of scary cult.Read More


Marrying a Buddhist is Marrying Out, Right?

Jewish parents whose daughter is marrying a Jew-turned-Buddhist have a question for the Seesaw: How do you explain that marrying such a man means marrying out?Read More


How Can She Believe in God?

A Jewish atheist struggles to talk to his wife, who’s a believer in God. He asks the Seesaw for help raising their children Jewish in a divided household.Read More


Should I Dump Catholic Partner Who Won't Marry Me?

Same-sex marriage has overcome legal hurdles, but still causes interfaith tensions. A gay Jewish man asks the Seesaw what to do about his Catholic partner who resists tying the knot.Read More


Yes, My Mother's Anti-Semitic — But She's Still Mom

A Jewish husband wants his wife to cut off all contact with her anti-Semitic German mother. She asks the Seesaw for help explaining to him why she can’t just end the relationship.Read More


Why Does My Hubby Fidget at the Shabbat Dinner Table

A woman tries to make Shabbat dinners meaningful for the family, but her husband barely even pays attention. She asks the Seesaw if it is worth trying to get him to change.Read More


Dear Mom, I Am an Atheist for Good

A young woman hasn’t believed in God since she was 6, but her Orthodox mom still berates her for lacking faith. Can the Seesaw help them see eye to eye?Read More


Get Your Rosaries Off My Ovaries

A pro-choice woman wants to engage with her Catholic in-laws about the abortion issue but her husband objects. She asks the Seesaw what she should do.Read More


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