By Rabbi Jerome K. Davidson
Reprinted professional view excerpted from a workshop on the need to have more grey areas between always officiating at interfaith marriages, and never officiating.
By Lisa Keys
A news article about the marriage of White House staffer Ari Fleischer and bride Rebecca Davis, who had an interfaith wedding ceremony that displayed more Jewish elements than Catholic ones.
By Rabbi Jacques Cukierkorn
Professional View of rabbi who believes it is important to have Judaism in a couple’s life at their time of marriage, and that a rabbi’s officiating at their wedding is the best way to link them to Judaism.
By Barbara Pash
Award-winning article on the issue of rabbinic officiation in interfaith marriage in Baltimore's Jewish community.
By Sue Fishkoff
News article on June 2006 conference of Reform rabbis, describing the diversity of opinion about officiating at intermarriages; one says "Those of us who do mixed marriages feel we’re strengthening Judaism. Those of us who don
By Julie Wiener
News article about the debate over officiation, including InterfaithFamily.com’s hiring of Rabbi Lev Baesh as head of the Rabbinic Circle.
By Marlena Thompson
Review of Celebrating Interfaith Marriages: Creating Your Jewish/Christian Ceremony by Devon A. Lerner, a book that describes the similarities and differences between traditional Jewish and Chrstian ceremonies, with some ideas of how to a
By E.B. Solomont
Reprinted news article about controversy over NY Times Magazine columnist Randy Cohen’s column stating that it is easy to find a Reform rabbi to officiate at interfaith weddings.
By Rabbi Leslie Keiter Tannenwald
Professional view from a rabbi who thinks that performing interfaith marriages helps keep the couple within the Jewish community.
By Marshall Weiss
A news article about new policy in a Reform synagogue in Dayton, Ohio, that allows interfaith marriages to take place in the sanctuary as long as the rabbi, who will not perform intermarriages, approves the ceremony, and as long as no non-Jewish symbol