Reconciling Asian-American Identity Within Transracial Adoptions

Mengwen Cao, New York Times, 02/14/2019

Mengwen Cao photographed and interviewed New Yorkers who were adopted from Asia and grew up in white families.

'Judaism Shouldn't Have to Stay Alive Only Because Jews Are Afraid of Everything Else'

Yair Ettinger, Haaretz, 01/14/2019

Rabbi Angela Buchdahl explains why she changed her mind on Jewish intermarriage, and what it's like to be the face of Judaism for many Americans, while not being kosher enough for Israel.

Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas

Pamela Ehrenberg, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 10/10/2017

In this sweet and humorous picture book, Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas, a multi-cultural family (Mom's Indian; Dad's Jewish) celebrate Hanukkah while incorporating traditional Indian food.

Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup

Pamela Mayer and Deborah Melmon, Kar-Ben Publishing, 08/01/2016

Two grandmas. Two delicious recipes. And one granddaughter caught in the middle!

A Study in Intermarriage

Helen Kim and Noah Leavitt, Tablet, 02/11/2015

We’ve found, somewhat to our surprise, that these mixed and usually religiously intermarried households are creating Jews who, in many cases, are even more Jewish than their Jewish parent or parents (some of these households have two Jewish parents, one of whom is racially Asian). Rather than moving away from Judaism, some of these young people are moving toward it and challenging the doom and gloom of some pundits.

Rebecca's Journey Home

Brian Olenburg Sugarman and Michelle Shapiro, Kar-Ben Publishing, 11/01/2006

A Jewish family adopts a baby from Vietnam and her new brothers eagerly await her homecoming.

The Enduring Ark

Gita Wolf and Joydeb Chitrakar, Tara Books, 05/14/2013

In this gentle Bengali version of Noah's Ark, boat builder and his wife care for pairs of animals with faith that G-d will keep his promise of a new and better life.

Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story

Ken Mochizuki and Dam Lee, National Geographic Learning, 07/13/2010

Against the order of his government, a Japanese diplomat in Lithuania issued thousands of visas to Jewish refugees to help them flee the Nazis during World War II.

Reyna and the Jade Star

Robin K. Levinson, Gali Girls Inc, 07/30/2006

Part of the Gali Girls series, about a Jewish community living in Old China