By Gina Hagler
A Jew-by-choice reacts to Rabbi Eric Yoffie’s new conversion initiative and interviews others on the topic.
By Edmund Case
Reprinted professional view from Ed Case contrasting the anti-outreach conclusions of Sylvia Barack Fishman’s social scientific study to "other available information," including the personal narratives collected for an essay contest b
By Paul Golin
The personal narrative of a man who works for the Jewish Outreach Institute and plans to use his experience with the organization to raise children with a knowledge of their mother’s Japanese heritage and their father’s Jewish-American roots.
By Charlotte Honigman-Smith
Opinion piece and personal narrative from a young woman presenting herself as an example of how Jewishly involved children and spouses in interfaith families and intermarriages not only can be, but already are.
News article about the national Reform movement’s decision in late 2002 to cut its national outreach budget and staff--and the fallout.
By Ami Eden
Reprinted news article announcing the Reform movement’s reiteration of its position that the intermarried may not be ordained as Reform Jewish clergy.
By Alexandra J. Wall
Personal narrative from a Jewish woman who married a "half-Jewish" man on her Intro to Judaism class and her open-minded welcoming rabbi.
By Lauren Elkin
A news article about a synagogue in Paris that is welcoming and where English, French and Hebrew are spoken.
By Joe Berkofsky
News article about the national Reform movementís decision in late 2002 to cut its outreach budget and staff--and a group of Reform rabbisí response to the move.
By Rabbi Eric Yoffe
Letter from the head of the Reform movement explaining the organizationís 2003 decision to cut regional outreach budgets and staff.