Tag: broader family relationships
Jewish Grandparenting in the United States
July 15, 2009 | Rela Mintz Geffen
Many stereotypes exist about Jewish grandparents. One is that in their children's interfaith marriages they will be the ones to teach grandchildren about being Jewish, thus functioning as transmitters of the Jewish heritage. In reality-in such a sensitive situation-grandparents are often afraid to fulfill this role, even if they are knowledgeable about Judaism.