Debra Nussbaum Cohen

Debra Nussbaum Cohen is a staff writer for <a href="http://www.thejewishweek.com/">The Jewish Week</a>.


Articles by Debra Nussbaum Cohen

The Nazi Victim Who Forgave Her Perpetrators

As a young child, Eva Mozes Kor was a subject of Dr. Mengele’s horrific human experiments. Decades later, she made headlines for granting ‘amnesty’ to a physician who worked alongside the notorious Nazi doctor. Here’s Mozes Kor’s story in her own words.

Multiracial Jewish Families

Increasingly, Jewish families are adopting non-white babies.

Historic Rituals for Welcoming Jewish Daughters

Long before the creation of contemporary ceremonies for girls, some Jewish communities had special customs.

Development of Brit Bat

The past three decades have seen the development of this ceremony with ancient roots and contemporary wings.

The Elements of a Brit Bat Jewish Welcoming Ceremony

Despite the relative newness and great varieties of welcoming ceremonies for girls, a basic structure appears to have emerged.

Interfaith Baby Namings

Planning a ceremony when your family is multi-faith or multi-cultural.

Planning and Celebrating Your Daughter’s Brit Bat

Parents face many choices in preparing a welcoming ceremony and party for their baby girl.

Jewish Outreach

A 2001 study conducted by the Jewish Outreach Institute evaluates the efficacy of outreach programs.

The Lives of Interfaith Families

Recent research on the formation of religious identity in interfaith families.

Jewish Renewal

An introduction to the Jewish Renewal movement.