By Hal Schneider
Personal narrative from a Jewish man whose parents wouldn’t attend his Jewish wedding to his non-Jewish Hawaiian bride--but did attend his second, secular ceremony.
By Ben Dubrovsky
Personal narrative/opinion piece suggests that focusing on shared values rather than religious differences is the way to create an inclusive, meaningful wedding ceremony and relationship with (in his case non-Jewish) in-laws.
By Marc Tyler Nobelman
Personal narrative in which an American Jewish man recounts the religious, historical, and cultural tensions of dating and marrying a German Protestant woman.
By Ron Li-Paz
Professional view article about how a cantor counsels interfaith couples before he marries them, encouraging them to choose one religion for their future children and for their family, as something that will help bind them together as a family.
By Rabbi Arthur P. Nemitoff
Professional view article explaining why a rabbi will now officiate at interfaith weddings and the conditions under which he will do so.
By Naomi Rockler-Gladen
Personal narrative about the wedding of a Jewish woman and her husband, who came from a devout Christian family but has since rejected organized religion.
By Rabbi Aaron Goldstein
Professional view by a rabbi and Liberal Judaism outreach worker in the UK who explains his movement’s stance on interfaith marriage: it is the only branch in the UK that sanctions interfaith marriages and accepts interfaith fam
By Raquel Stabinski-Leib
Personal Narrataive about how shocked and disappointed a woman is when her son tells her he is engaged to a non-Jewish woman. Gradually, though, she becomes more accepting.
By Julie Daneman
Personal narrative about her wedding day from Julie Daneman, 2007 weddings blogger for InterfaithFamily.com.
By Elaine K. Markowitz
Personal Narrative in which a Jewish mother whose son is being married to a Catholic woman in a church by a cantor and priest is first horrified by the huge cross in the church, yet when she returns on the wedding day, the cros