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Rabbinic Officiation at Intermarriages

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  • Tomorrow's Men and Women and the Question of Intermarriage Officiation

    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.

    Date: 09-12-2006
  • Rabbi, Priest for Ari's Nuptials

    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.

    Date: 07-05-2007
  • God Loves Love: Why I Officiate and Co-Officiate at Interfaith Marriages

    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.

    Date: 08-25-2006
  • Star Crossed: Rabbis facing loaded question of intermarriage

    By Barbara Pash

    Award-winning article on the issue of rabbinic officiation in interfaith marriage in Baltimore's Jewish community.

    Date: 05-20-2008
  • To Officiate or Not? Mixed Marriage on Agenda at Reform Rabbis’ Parley

    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&#

    Date: 07-28-2006
  • Should Rabbis Say "I Do" To Intermarriage?

    By Julie Wiener

    News article about the debate over officiation, including’s hiring of Rabbi Lev Baesh as head of the Rabbinic Circle.

    Date: 07-27-2007
  • Celebrating Interfaith Weddings without Apologies or Excuses

    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

    Date: 01-18-2007
  • No "Easy" Answer

    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.

    Date: 07-25-2006
  • Reflections on Marrying Interfaith Couples

    By Rabbi Leslie Keiter Tannenwald

    Professional view from a rabbi who thinks that performing interfaith marriages helps keep the couple within the Jewish community.

    Date: 08-17-2006
  • Temple Israel OKs Interfaith Weddings in Its Building

    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

    Date: 07-05-2007

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