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Interfaith Weddings

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  • Additional Program Definitions

    By InterfaithFamily

    Additional program definitions for an interfaith Jewish wedding.

    Date: 09-04-2007
  • My Jewpanese Wedding

    By Paul Golin

    Personal narrative from a Jewish man about his attempts to include his wife’s Japanese culture in their interfaith wedding, held at a synagogue.

    Date: 06-15-2007
  • Marrying Off a Daughter as a Values Clarification Exercise

    By Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

    Personal Narrative about a mother’s efforts to connect with her daughter’s Iranian in-laws before the wedding to prevent an awkward ceremony, and to establish an ongoing relationship.

    Date: 06-19-2007
  • Cultural Differences in Wedding Planning

    By Melanie Herscovitch

    Why is it that Christians and Jews have very different ideas when it comes to such things as place settings, present-giving, food-choices, and most relevant to my present situation, wedding planning?

    Date: 04-28-2008
  • Interfaith Weddings I Am Happy To Perform, and Why

    By Rabbi David Regenspan

    Professional view from a "freelance" Reform rabbi about why he will officiate at some interfaith weddings.  He will happily officiate if the non-Jewish partner is a "fellow traveler" who is committed to upholding the religious tra

    Date: 08-14-2007
  • Introducing the Parents

    By Ed Ohalva

    Personal Narrative about a couple who worried that the geographic and education-level differences between their parents might make for awkwardness when they first met, but who ended up pleased with how accepting and mature they all were.

    Date: 07-11-2006
  • Common Ground for Jewish-Christian Weddings

    By InterfaithFamily

    A mixed Jewish-Christian wedding offers many opportunities for the couple to honor both of their traditions.

    Date: 08-29-2007
  • A Jewish Mother Sings the Interfaith Wedding Blues

    By Pearl Choset Salkin

    Opinion/Editorial by a Jewish woman who was invited to 5 family weddings, 4 of which were to non-Jews. She wonders what will happen with her own children and how she will respond if they marry non-Jews.

    Date: 06-19-2007
  • Beyond the December Dilemma: Writing Wedding Vows

    By Howard Lovy

    Personal narrative in which agnostic and Jew negotiate their wedding vows--she wants no mention of God and he wants a Jewish wedding.  They ultimately decide to write their own.

    Date: 07-18-2006
  • Performing Interfaith Weddings: An Opportunity

    By Rabbi Bruce Kadden

    Professional view by a rabbi who performs interfaith weddings because he sees it as an opportunity to bring the couple into the Jewish community.

    Date: 08-17-2006

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