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Outreach Programs

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  • New Study Shows Intermarriage Still Rising

    By Julie Wiener

    Reprinted news article about the Center for Jewish Studies’ Jewish Population Survey in 2000 which describes Jewish demographics:  numbers of interfaith families. Jewish Christian intermarriages, etc.

    Date: 12-26-2006
  • Reform Approaches Convention with Mix of Tradition and Creativity

    By Joe Berkofsky

    Reprinted news article about the "new face" of Reform Judaism, a multicultural, multiracial, interfaith, and brazenly Jewish movement, expressed, in part, in its name change from The Union of American Hebrew Congregations to the U

    Date: 07-25-2006
  • Bridget and Bernie Go to Shul

    By Rabbi Mark Hillel Kunis

    The personal narrative of a rabbi who campaigned that membership be granted to the non-Jewish spouse of an interfaith marriage at his traditional synagogue.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • People To People: Ann Arbor Interfaith Families Say Their Community Is Especially Welcoming

    By Karen Schwartz

    A news article about the Ann Arbor community, which has kindly welcomed interfaith families.

    Date: 06-12-2007
  • Welcoming Synagogue Led Me to Judaism

    By Lawrence MacDonald

    Personal narrative from a convert to Judaism who chose the religion after receiving a warm welcome at Temple Rodef Shalom in Falls Church, Virginia.

    Date: 05-15-2007
  • Stepping Stones to a Jewish Family

    By Felice Morel

    The personal narrative of a woman in an interfaith marriage who gave her sons little religious background until they started asking questions, which fueled her decision to sign the family up for a class aimed at teaching interfaith families.

    Date: 07-24-2007
  • Egon Mayer: An Appreciation

    By Joe Berkofsky

    Profile of Egon Mayer, influential teacher, author, and demographer, written at the time of his death.

    Date: 07-28-2006
  • Love Means Never Having to be Proactive

    By Dr. Egon Mayer

    A prominent sociologist of interfaith marriage believed in creating a model of Jewish outreach that was not proselytizing.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • "Radical Inclusion": A First in San Francisco--Celebrating Bat Mitzvah at Glide

    By Ronnie Caplane

    A news article about the first Bat Mitzvahheld at Glide, a church in San Francisco, also tells the personal narrative and spiritual journey of the Bat Mitzvah girl, including why she chose to hold her service at Glide.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • Do We Want to Be Who We Really Are?

    By Dr Gary A. Tobin

    Reprinted professional view contrasting the mythic (close-knit, proud, homogenous) Jewish American family from the real (interfaith, diverse, dispersed) one.

    Date: 11-13-2006

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