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.
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’."
By Rabbi Bruce Kadden
Professional view by a rabbi and advice for couples in handling their parents’ desire to control the wedding planning.
By Sara Holtz
Personal narrative from a Jewish-Protestant intermarried couple who wanted to raise their children with some religion, and found the only reasonable compromise in the Unitarian church, because of what the Jewish partner sees as the "rigidity&quo
By Rabbi Arthur Waskow
Professional view by Rabbi Arthur Waskow, who explains his approach to interfaith marriage--create "an entirely new wedding ceremony for marriages between a Jew and a member of another spiritual community"--and describes and explains the ce
By Rabbi Jacques Cukierkorn
Professional view about how and why a rabbi co-officiates at interfaith weddings, what he does not want to emphasize in these weddings, and what he does want to accomplish.
By Jacqueline S. Guttman
Reprinted personal narrative speech given by a lay-woman at the Central Conference of American Rabbis in 1996, telling the story of her son and daughter-in-law, and their trouble finding a rabbi to officiate at their wedding.
By Mardee Gruen
A news article where couples in interfaith marriages discussing getting a rabbi to officiate their wedding ceremony and placing their kids in religious school.
By Michele Chabin
Reprinted news article about how more Israelis are not having their weddings performed by an Orthodox rabbi but are going to secular or Reform or Conservative rabbis, or to outside of Israel, to be married. This is especially true of those the Orthodox do
By Eric J. Greenberg
Reprinted news article about Conservative and Reform rabbis’ willingness to recognize non-Jewish spouses of interfaith couples in synagogue and Jewish lifecycle events.