Article Archive

Outreach Programs

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  • Rabbi Ronne Friedman's Interview of Esta

    An interview of Esta Epstein of on her role as a philanthropist who works in supporting the arts, promoting educational outreach, and encouraging Jewish communities to accept interfaith families.

    Date: 06-19-2007
  • A Long-Awaited Population Survey to Unveil New Portrait of U.S Jewry

    By Joe Berkofsky

    Reprinted news article previewing the results of the 2000 National Jewish Population Survey and reviewing the results of other Jewish population surveys and predictions.

    Date: 07-12-2006
  • Israelis Re-examine Russian Aliyah

    By Jessica Steinberg

    Reprinted news story about Russian Aliya/Immigration to Israel, and what this means for Israeli demographics, given that many Russian Jews are from interfaith families or have no proof that their mother is Jewish, and therefore are not, halachical

    Date: 07-27-2006
  • A Reform Rabbi and His Lawyer Wife Attract Hundreds of Unaffiliated Jews to Their Alternative Events

    By Debra Nussbaum Cohen

    A news article about Rabbi Andi Bachman and his wife Rachel Altstein who created Brooklyn Jews, an alternative Jewish organization that is based on the needs and structure set up by interested participants, rather than following the structure and routi

    Date: 06-07-2007
  • Intermarriage, The Contest

    By Julie Wiener

    Article on’s essay contest that seeks to promote the ways that interfaith families are having meaningful Jewish experiences.

    Date: 07-17-2007
  • Ruminations from a Jewish Journey

    By Sarah Bassin

    Personal narrative from a woman who realized in Israel that some of her negative thoughts about Israel were mere "knee-jerk liberalism," and who returned with a determination to help others wrestle with their Judaism, as she does.

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Three Letters to the Editor of the Forward

    By Edmund Case

    Reprinted news article combining three letters--from the founder of, a professor, and the directors of Jewish Outreach Initiative saying that outreach to the intermarried does make a differenc

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • Rabbi Ronne Friedman's Interview of Edmund Case

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Edmund Case of discusses intermarriage, the children of interfaith families and the response of the Jewish community.

    Date: 06-19-2007
  • Lessons from Three Interfaith Families

    By Sarah Litvin

    Interviews with three interfaith couples who experienced outreach programs, and suggestions on ways to create a successful outreach relationship.

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • Dolphin Skins in the Desert and the Making of a Miraculous Bar Mitzvah

    By Beth Gilbert

    Reprinted profile of Mason Washauer, the son of divorced interfaith parents, who decided he wanted a Jewish education, and so travels seventy miles twice a week to a synagogue in Missouri.

    Date: 08-14-2007

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