Article Archive

Outreach Programs

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  • Mixed Families, Mixed Messages: Winning Essays Reflect Joys, Pain of Interfaith Marriages

    By Joe Eskenazi

    Reprinted review of the winning essays from’s essay contest.

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • Married to It

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    Reprinted news article telling the stories of several interfaith families, and some outreach efforts of Reform, Conservative and Orthodox communities to welcome this growing segment of the Jewish community.

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • Temple Shalom Resolution

    Resolution from a Massachusetts congregation asking the national Reform movement to restore monies and stuff cut from its outreach budget in 2003.

    Date: 08-30-2007
  • Demographic Solutions

    By Rabbi Michael Boyden

    Reprinted news article about one rabbi’s plan of action to prevent intermarriage and interfaith marriage in Israel from becoming a serious problem:  education, accessibility to conversion, and outreach to the non-Jewish populations of Isreal.

    Date: 07-27-2006
  • But I Did All the Right Things

    By Paula C. Yablonsky

    The personal narrative of a woman who had to accept that her daughter wanted to think about what being a Jew really meant to her before she was willing to be confirmed.

    Date: 07-19-2007
  • New Study Raises Key Question: How to Promote Active Converts?

    By Rachel Silverman

    Jewish Telegraphic Agency article discussing the new study by Sylvia Barack Fishman on the commitment levels of interfaith families and Jewish families where a partner converted to Judaism.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • Interfaith Families Need Exclusive Programs

    By Marion L. Usher

    Reprinted news article supporting the growth of outreach programs exclusively for Interfaith families.

    Date: 07-28-2006
  • Choosing No Choice as a Choice

    By Shelly Edwards Schweizer

    The personal narrative of a Jewish woman in an interfaith marriage who decided not to choose one religion for her children until she realized that such a lifestyle only confused her children, beginning her search for a religion where she and her family

    Date: 07-19-2007
  • Our Children Are Our Hope and Our Life and Non-Jews Are Raising Our Children Well

    By Karen Kushner

    Professional view from an outreach worker about interfaith families being the future of Judaism.

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • First Steps into Synagogue Life

    By Debora Weinberg Antonoff

    One woman’s opinion on how an interfaith couple should choose their religious path, and how to become comfortable and involved in the community that they choose.

    Date: 08-01-2012

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