Compilation of InterfaithFamily.com's staff's selections for their favorite articles from 1998-2006.
By Karen Goldberg Goff
A recent landmark study of Americans' religious behavior confirmed what many observers of intermarriage have often suggested, but never proven: when Jews intermarry, they disproportionately marry Catholics.
By Zack Kushner
Personal narrative from a Jewish man married to a secular non-Jew who is disturbed by the power of the Orthodox in Israel and especially Jerusalem.
By Rabbi Rachel Barenblat
Personal narrative about a Jewish American woman’s trip to Jordan with her Christian husband, the stereotypes and fears she arrived with, and the pleasant surprises that marked her stay.
By Rabbi David Regenspan
The stories of a man and a woman who live Jewish lives but have not converted to the Judaism, along with other information about non-Jews in the synagogue.
By Debra Nussbaum Cohen
A news article discussing the roles of non-Jewish parents in their child’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah at Conservative, Reform, and Reconstructionist synagogues.
By Jennifer Jacobson
Profile of Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who grew up among Jews and whose daughter married a Jew.
By Toby Axelrod
Reprinted news article about a rally held outside a European Union meeting in Brussels to show solidarity with Israel and express concern for growing anti-Semitism in Europe.
By Rabbi Geela Rayzel Raphael
Professional view supporting the resurrection of the concept of ger toshav--an in-between title that non-Jews who are active and committed Jewishly, yet who do not want to convert, could study and achieve.
By Rabbi Eric Yoffe
Professional view from rabbi Eric Yoffie, President of the Union for Reform Judaism, saying that the Reform movement needs to both honor non-Jewish partners raising Jewish children and to invite them to convert.