Article Archive

Officiation

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  • We Called It a Marriage Renewal

    By Paula C. Yablonsky

    The personal narrative of a woman who renewed her wedding vows with her husband on their 18th anniversary in a traditional Jewish ceremony.

    Date: 06-15-2007
  • Have You Heard the One about the Priest and the Rabbi?

    By Teresa McMahon

    Personal narrative about how a couple wooed the in-laws before getting engaged in order to reduce conflict over the wedding.  Author notes the importance of interpersonal negotiations to ensure that neither partner feels he/she has compromised too

    Date: 07-18-2006
  • Israelis Find Ways to Marry outside the Rabbinate

    By Michele Chabin

    Reprinted news article about how more Israelis are not having their weddings performed by an Orthodox rabbi but are going to secular or Reform or Conservative rabbis, or to outside of Israel, to be married. This is especially true of those the Orthodox do

    Date: 07-27-2006
  • My Interfaith Wedding in London

    By Jo Hurst

    Personal narrative about intermarried couple and their struggles--first about religion, and then about having a Jewish wedding and finding a rabbi to marry them.

    Date: 06-20-2006
  • Why Do You Do This?: A Rabbi's Experience with Interfaith Marriage

    By Neil Kominsky

    Professional view of a rabbi’s philosophy about intermarriage and how he responds when a couple asks him to intermarry them.

    Date: 08-17-2006
  • Tomorrow's Men and Women and the Question of Intermarriage Officiation

    By Rabbi Jerome K. Davidson

    Reprinted professional view excerpted from a workshop on the need to have more grey areas between always officiating at interfaith marriages, and never officiating.

    Date: 09-12-2006
  • Rabbi, Priest for Ari's Nuptials

    By Lisa Keys

    A news article about the marriage of White House staffer Ari Fleischer and bride Rebecca Davis, who had an interfaith wedding ceremony that displayed more Jewish elements than Catholic ones.

    Date: 07-05-2007
  • God Loves Love: Why I Officiate and Co-Officiate at Interfaith Marriages

    By Rabbi Jacques Cukierkorn

    Professional View of rabbi who believes it is important to have Judaism in a couple’s life at their time of marriage, and that a rabbi’s officiating at their wedding is the best way to link them to Judaism.

    Date: 08-25-2006
  • Star Crossed: Rabbis facing loaded question of intermarriage

    By Barbara Pash

    Award-winning article on the issue of rabbinic officiation in interfaith marriage in Baltimore's Jewish community.

    Date: 05-20-2008
  • To Officiate or Not? Mixed Marriage on Agenda at Reform Rabbis’ Parley

    By Sue Fishkoff

    News article on June 2006 conference of Reform rabbis, describing the diversity of opinion about officiating at intermarriages; one says "Those of us who do mixed marriages feel we’re strengthening Judaism.  Those of us who don&#

    Date: 07-28-2006

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