By Rabbi Helen Nakdimen
Professional view from a rabbi about her unique brand of interfaith wedding ceremonies, which include personalized mystical symbols of earth, wind, fire, and water.
By Rabbi Nadia Siritsky
A Reform Rabbi has hope for the future of Judaism thanks to interfaith couples' commitment to try to incorporate Judaism in their wedding ceremony
By S. Courtney Nathan
Professional view article from a program developer about I Do, a Jewish Family Services premarital class devised to help interfaith couples prepare their relationship and themselves spiritually, emotionally, and logistical
By Lisa Keys
Reprinted personal narrative about co-officiation, why rabbis will and why some won’t do it, why some will officiate at interfaith weddings, just not with priest.
By Rabbi Stephen Kahn
Reprinted sermon from a rabbi telling his congregation that he has decided to officiate at interfaith weddings, and describing the circumstances under which he will officiate.
By Rabbi Miriam Jerris
Professional view from a Secular Humanist rabbi describing gay wedding ceremonies she has developed and officiated.
By Edmund Case
Reprinted professional opinions of Jack Wertheimer and Ed Case, laying down the anti- and pro-outreach to intermarried/interfaith families philosophies, respectively.
By Rabbi Laurence A. Kotok
Professional view from a rabbi who does not officiate at interfaith weddings, explaining that a rabbi’s role is to marry two Jews, and that the family’s Jewish commitment is more important than their officiant, anyhow.
By Rabbi Dr. Barry Leff
Opinion piece from a Conservative rabbi who says the Conservative movement should allow non-Jewish partners to be non-voting members, should permit the children of non-Jewish mothers to enroll in the early years of religious school and should welcome a
By George Markley
Reprinted opinion piece and personal narrative speech about why rabbis’ refusal to officiate at interfaith weddings is an important symbolic act that will protect the Jewish future.