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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


I'm a Jew Contemplating Conversion to Judaism

After decades of living happily as a Jew, a woman considers undergoing an Orthodox conversion. She asks the Seesaw to help her figure out if it’s worth it.Read More


We Say the Motzi, They Say Grace

When a Jewish mom goes to the in-laws for dinner, everyone is expected to say grace. She asks the Seesaw how to avoid this awkward moment and explain it to her son.Read More


My In-Laws Won't Stop Criticizing Israel

As he embarks on a beach vacation with in-laws who can’t stop criticizing Israel, a man asks the Seesaw how to talk about the Jewish state with his non-Jewish family.Read More


My Son's Curious About God and My Wife Doesn't Believe

He believes and she doesn’t. Their son is asking questions. A couple asks the Seesaw about how they should talk about God with their child.Read More


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