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  • ‘Half-Jews’ fight for acceptance

    By Sue Fishkoff

    July 12, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The Jewish world has a problem with the way Renee Kaplan defines herself: half-Jewish. Kaplan, a television producer in her mid-30s, is the daughter of a Jewish father and a non-Jewish mother who was raised Jewish.

    "I've had endlessly to defend my half-Jewishness: resist rabbis who...