Mama Bearings: Leap of Faith?

By : Sylvie Griffiths
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I’ve had an “it’s complicated” relationship status with organized religion since I was a child. My mother converted to Judaism, the religion my father’s family raised him within, and on Friday nights and many holidays, took us to synagogue. We were far from orthodox and we celebrated Christmas with my maternal grandparents annually.

I also frequently attended Catholic church when spending Saturday nights at my best friend’s home growing up. Overall, I would say I’ve flirted with religion but never fully committed.

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Jewish congregations move to include gays

By : Wire Report
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Jane Tausig and her partner were Conservative Jews who came out late in life.

But back then, in 2000, the movement had not yet caught up with them.

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