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Two Observant Jews, a Catholic Mom & Some Secular Siblings Walk Into a Quarantine

It’s been a journey of space-making and compromise.

As a rabbinical student, I’m used to navigating between communities in my public and personal life. I’m a Jew-by-choice, an interfaith organizer, and a rabbinic intern at B’nai Jeshurun in New York City. But since the COVID-19 virus has disrupted almost every aspect of daily life, I’ve been isolating with my interfaith family—my observant Jewish spouse, Catholic mom, and secular francophone siblings—in rural North Carolina.