Julie Wiener's In the Mix Blog

Julie Wiener's In the Mix
Posted: Thu, 10/11/2012 - 08:30 | Posted by: | Julie Wiener's In the Mix

Yes, I am the world's worst blogger. Or, at least, the world’s least attentive blogger.

Posted: Fri, 09/07/2012 - 12:47 | Posted by: | Julie Wiener's In the Mix

What makes an interfaith (or, really, any) family decide to join or not join a synagogue?

Posted: Tue, 08/14/2012 - 16:42 | Posted by: | Julie Wiener's In the Mix

Sorry for being such a negligent blogger this summer, but it’s been a quiet season in terms of In The Mix-y news — while at the same time busy in other respects.

Posted: Fri, 07/27/2012 - 15:36 | Posted by: | Julie Wiener's In the Mix
David and Jackie Siegel: not the typical intermarried couple.

Last night, with our older daughter newly away at overnight camp and our younger one enjoying a sleepover chez my aunt, my husband Joe and I had a chance to see a movie.

Since we only see films with some “In The Mix” connection (that's a joke), we checked out Lauren Greenfield’s “The Queen of Versailles,” the award-winning documentary about the outrageously wealthy Siegel family and their recession-stalled quest to build the largest house in America.

Posted: Fri, 07/13/2012 - 11:53 | Posted by: | Julie Wiener's In the Mix


Oops. Not only did I go on a blogging hiatus (thanks to pre-vacation, vacation and post-vacation distractions), but I did so after writing about mine and Ellie’s God problem. Hopefully, attentive readers didn’t conclude that, despairing of God’s goodness, I’d decided to give up writing for The Jewish Week.

Of course some might have been hoping I did exactly that. Like “SG,” a gentleman whose e-mail greeted me upon my return from vacation (a lakefront cottage in Maine, in case you were wondering):

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