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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


How Should Chelsea Clinton and Her (Jewish) Hubby Raise Little Charlotte?

How should Chelsea Clinton and her (Jewish) husband raise their new baby daughter? The Seesaw offers advice about the country’s most famous interfaith baby.Read More


Does Hubby No. 2 Really Need to Be Jewish?

A recently divorced woman is ready to date again after raising a Conservative Jewish family. She asks the Seesaw whether she should consider going out with non-Jewish men.Read More


Is It Right To Ditch Secular Relatives for the High Holidays?

An observant man feels estranged from his secular relatives around the High Holidays. He asks if it’s wrong to want to spend a religious holiday with those who actually practice it.Read More


Is Yom Kippur Too Much for Hubby?

A newlywed is contemplating whether she should take her new non-Jewish husband to high holiday services. She asks the Seesaw if he will be turned off by the intensity of it all.Read More


Are ‘Goyim’ Really that Funny?

A non-Jewish man engaged to a member of the Tribe is feeling left out by the “sooo Jewish” and “too goyishe” jokes made by his future in-laws. He asks the Seesaw for help navigating the waters.Read More


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