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She is also a firm believer in education and all four of us have gone to university."They share an emphasis on home-centered religious practices, family values, dietary codes and other rather striking similarities." Mishra's Bat Mitzvah invitation--which integrated the Star of David with a lotus and other traditional Indian symbols--was designed by Shelley Beckler, who, like Sara's mother, Deborah Bernick, is a Jewish woman married to a Hindu man.During the Bat Mitzvah reception at Utsav, some of the men wore yarmulkes (head coverings) while many of the women in attendance wore traditional Indian flower bracelets, and Mishra's family brought out a small statue of Ganesh to help illustrate a brief lecture about the Hindu elephant god.Like "Jew Bu kids"--born of Jews married to Buddhists--these children have grown up surrounded by a unique blend of values and traditions."Despite the obvious religious differences, there are clear parallels between Jewish and Hindu traditions," said Nathan Katz, a professor of religious studies at Florida International University and the editor of The Journal of Indo-Judaic Studies.