Seesaw


Celebrating Easter Might Just Make You More Jewish

A grumpy Jewish grandfather might be wary of his granddaughter’s celebrating Easter with the in-laws. But the Seesaw says it might just make her appreciate Judaism more.Read More


Teetering on the Edge of the Mikveh

A soon-to-be-married woman tells the Seesaw she’s excited to take part in his Jewish life — synagogue, Yom Kippur fasts and all. But go to the mikveh and convert — why should she?Read More


Don't Fry Your Bacon Near My Kosher Eggs

A child of intermarriage becomes more religious — but his family just doesn’t get why he’s so observant. The Seesaw tries to help him resolve the tension.Read More


Is Tikkun Olam Enough to Counter Jesus?

The Seesaw helps a man figure out how to balance his secular Judaism with his churchgoing partner’s powerful Christian faith.Read More


Prepping a Muslim for His First-Ever Seder

The Seesaw, our new advice column, helps a young Muslim man prepare for his first Passover Seder — at the home of his girlfriend’s grandparents.Read More


How Do I Tell Him I Want a Bris?

The Seesaw, our new advice column, helps a pregnant woman figure out how to talk to her non-Jewish husband about having a bris for their future son.Read More


Introducing 'The Seesaw'

By Elissa Strauss

Interfaith families and couples face challenges every day. The Forward’s new advice column hopes to help provide a myriad of solutions. Send us your questions!Read More


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