By Sarah Tauber
Opinion from an intermarried Jewish woman living in Europe talking about the links she sees between European anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism, and the importance of educating and actively engaging non-Jewish spouses in Jewish communal affairs, including
By Jeri Zeder
The stories of three interfaith families who left their synagogues for various reasons.
By Adina Giannelli
Reprinted news article describing the historical background to the Israeli Supreme Court decision to recognize non-Orthodox conversions for legal, though not religious, reasons.
Resolution from board of trustees of an Illinois congregation criticizing the Reform movement’s decision to cut its outreach budget and staff in 2003.
By Terry Elkes
Opinion piece from Terry Elkes, president of the Jewish Outreach Institute, about the importance of interfaith families’ support in insuring the continued safety of Israel.
By Ami Eden
Reprinted news article from The Forward announcing the birth of InterfaithFamily.com and its controversial mission of outreach to interfaith families.
By Pam Chernoff
Personal narrative from a Methodist mom explaining how Dawn Kepler, the head of Building Jewish Bridges in the Bay Area, is great at outreach to the intermarried.
By Julie Wiener
What’s the point of conversion, wonders Jewish Week columnist Julie Wiener, if the convert doesn’t really buy into Judaism?
By Rabbi Carl Perkins
Professional view from Rabbi Carl M. Perkins describing his opinion: that (unconverted) non-Jewish spouses in intermarried couples should be welcomed with open arms by Jewish communities, but still treated as and considered to be non-Jews.
By Elana Kahn-Oren
A news article about the Jewish Multicultural Project and their attempts to educate the Jewish community about the migration of the Jewish people and about Jews of color today.