Our updated booklet, Weddings For The Interfaith Couple, walks you through all of the traditions for the big day, starting with two to think about in advance (choosing a wedding contract known as a ketubah and topics to consider when meeting with your wedding officiant).
Rabbi Mychal will be leading us in a discussion of interfaith relationships throughout Jewish history and the present challenges and opportunities they pose. This discussion will provide a foundation for the second part of the series in which we will explore the many realities of interfaith relationships, including challenges we have faced and our varied approaches to our own interfaith experiences.
A great way for Jewish professionals and volunteers who work with and provide programming for people in interfaith relationships to locate resources and trainings to build more welcome into their Jewish communities; connect with and learn from each other; and publicize and enhance their programs and services.
Regarding the advice above for GLBT individuals, we at Jewish Mosaic know of an Orthodox rabbi trying to create an Orthodox path for conversion for GLBT people. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Actually, the Reform movement does not require immersion in the mikvah for conversion. It is up to the individual rabbi. And yes, there are more and more who encourage mikveh. Going to the mikveh will also make your conversion more acceptable to the Conservative movement if you care about that.
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