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.
I am a writer, author, speaker, mom, and the Jewish half of an interfaith couple. My book From Generation to Generation: A Story of Intermarriage and Jewish Continuity tells the story of my interfaith family's experience building a Jewish home.
I write about parenting for InterfaithFamily.com and intermarriage for The Seesaw column in The Jewish Daily Forward. My articles have also appeared in Tablet Magazine and Suite101.
I am the former chair of the outreach committee at the largest Reform congregation in the Southwest and sit on the synagogue’s board of trustees. I am active in the Greater Dallas Section of National Council of Jewish Women, and I am a founding member of the Jewish Women’s Foundation of New Jersey.
I live in Dallas with my husband Cameron, son Sammy, and dog Brady.