Seesaw


Should I Let My Bisexuality Get In the Way of Conversion?

A young woman is considering an Orthodox conversion while also coming to terms with her bisexuality. She asks the Seesaw, our advice column, what she should do next.Read More


Should I Tell My Parents About Non-Jewish Boyfriend?

A college student went away for her freshman year and started dating a non-Jewish boyfriend. She asks the Seesaw, our advice column, whether to tell her traditionalist parents about him.Read More


I Was Expecting a More Jewish Father

After five years of marriage, a woman asks the Seesaw, our new advice column, how much she should expect her husband to participate in raising their kids Jewish.Read More


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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