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Interfaith Weddings

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  • Under the Rainbow: God Meets Intermarriage

    By Rabbi Arthur Waskow

    Professional view by Rabbi Arthur Waskow, who explains his approach to interfaith marriage--create "an entirely new wedding ceremony for marriages between a Jew and a member of another spiritual community"--and describes and explains the ce

    Date: 08-14-2007
  • Finding a Rabbi or Cantor to Officiate at an Interfaith Wedding

    By InterfaithFamily

    How to find a rabbi or cantor to officiate at an interfaith wedding. Hint: it's not as easy as you think.

    Date: 08-22-2007
  • Co-Officiating at Interfaith Weddings

    By Rabbi Jacques Cukierkorn

    Professional view about how and why a rabbi co-officiates at interfaith weddings, what he does not want to emphasize in these weddings, and what he does want to accomplish.

    Date: 08-21-2006
  • Coming to Terms with My Son's Choices

    By Sallie Teitelbaum Castleman

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman whose son married a Hindu Indian woman and is raising their son in both religions.

    Date: 07-19-2006
  • My Big Fat Jewish Dominican Wedding

    By Aliza Hausman

    When she became Jewish, she didn't stop being Dominican--how could their wedding respect both of their cultures?

    Date: 10-17-2008
  • What Is a Parent to Do?

    By Carol S. Targum

    Personal narrative from a woman who disapproved of her son dating non-Jews but ultimately accepted his non-Jewish girlfriend and eventual wife.

    Date: 06-23-2006
  • What Makes a Wedding Jewish?

    By InterfaithFamily

    What are the key characteristics of a Jewish wedding?

    Date: 08-22-2007
  • 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
  • When Our Kids Get Married

    By S. Courtney Nathan

    Professional view from a former outreach worker on the issues faced by parents of children who are about to intermarry.

    Date: 06-23-2006
  • 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

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