By Debra Nussbaum Cohen
A collection of prominent New York Jews’ reactions to whether or not they will see Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ.
By E.J. Kessler
Interview with Howard Dean, who ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004, with special attention to his views on Israel and his intermarriage.
By Joe Berkofsky
Review of Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ and varying audience reactions to the film.
By Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky
An opinion/editorial article about the need for the American Jewish community to be more accepting of intermarried families who are raising Jewish children, written by Rabbi Kerry Olitzky of the Jewish Outreach Institute.
By Matthew E. Berger
A news article on presidential candidate Howard Dean, discussing his interfaith family and his thoughts on U.S. foreign policy.
By Eli Kintisch
Profile of Rahm Emanuel, the newest Jewish Democrat in the House of Representatives, with a focus on his Israeli roots and observant Jewish family.
By Rabbi Jerome Epstein
Reprinted professional view from rabbi Jerome Epstein, executive director of the Conservative movement, explaining a new initiative to Jewishly engage and educate the children of interfaith couples.
By Edmund Case
Review of Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ, and an exploration about how the relationships between partners in an interfaith marriage can serve as the model for the larger relationship and understanding between Christians and Jews.<
By Annie Modesitt
Review of Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ, from the perpsective of a Methodist Christian who disapproves of the message of suffering, rather than love, that the film depicts.
By Gerry Landy
Review of Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ, focusing particuarly on the Jewish characters and rituals present in the film.