When a person has to choose one religion over the other, there is always the unconscious sense of choosing one parent over another.
I was thrilled and wanted to arrange for a Mohel to do the circumcision. He said, 'I won't allow that bloody, barbaric cult ritual!
It's engrained from day one – the same way that your Jewish imagery is engrained.
A film like "The Passion" provides an opportunity to raise these issues.
Our son was bar mitzvahed and attended Hebrew school for five years.
His friends were all Jewish as he grew up, and he attended March of the Living.