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  • Teaching Judaism Without The Sales Pitch

    By Danielle Freni

    How do outreach workers make people feel comfortable learning about Judaism without pressuring them to convert?

    Date: 06-25-2008
  • Jewish Population Undercounted? New Study Launches a New Debate

    By Joe Berkofsky

    Reprinted news article about a national population survey from the Institute for Jewish and Community Research which counted Jews "sociologically" rather than "halachically", leading to a final count of nearly 6.7 million American

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Rabbis Grapple to Liberalize Conservative Approach to Intermarriage

    By Joe Eskenazi

    Reprinted news article about a panel of intermarried, actively Jewish Conservative congregation members, and the ideas that they and San Francisco-area Conservative rabbis discussed about "new approaches to intermarriage," focusing on frami

    Date: 02-19-2007
  • NJPS Findings on Jewish Students Drive Debate about Interfaith Future

    By Joe Berkofsky

    Reprinted news article about the Jewish identity of college-aged Americans, both from interfaith families and families with two (or a single) Jewish parent.  Discusses interdating, percentage of Jewish friends, and denominational affiliation,

    Date: 07-14-2006
  • In Study, Reform Takes Stock of Outreach to Intermarrieds

    By Julie Wiener

    Reprinted news article about a study showing that the Reform Movement is "doing a good job of making interfaith families feel welcome...but are less effective at encouraging these families to ’move along in their Jewish journey’."

    Date: 07-25-2006
  • Visiting Auschwitz: The Unexpected Aftermath

    By Alex Romano

    Personal narrative from a Jew-by-choice telling how his journey to Auschwitz and his daughter’s spirituality led him to journey toward Judaism.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • New Conservative Initiative Reaches Out to the Intermarried

    By Sue Fishkoff

    Reprinted news article about Conservative movement initiative to encourage intermarried spouses to convert to Judaism and become active synagogue members.

    Date: 06-28-2007
  • CN8 Nitebeat

    By InterfaithFamily

    CN8 Nitebeat discusses interfaith families and how to have a successful December holiday season.

    Date: 06-19-2007
  • From Before Birth... Growing the Jewish Identity

    By Steven Michalove

    The personal narrative of a man who planned with his Christian wife to raise his children Jewish and was forced to start a new progressive synagogue when his sons were unwelcome in the Orthodox community.

    Date: 06-12-2007
  • French Jews Fewer, Older and Intermarried--Yet Leaders Relieved

    By Philip Carmel

    Reprinted news article about trends in France’s Jewish demographics, showing  French Jews to be "happy and well-integrated", with a 30% intermarriage rate, a growing Sephardic population, and an increase in demand for J

    Date: 07-12-2006

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