Article Archive

Synagogues and the Jewish Community

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  • He Never Gave Up on Anybody

    By Debra Nussbaum Cohen

    Reprinted news article memorializing Egon Mayer: Jewish demographer, author, and reseacher on outreach to the intermarried.

    Date: 10-20-2006
  • What's the Big Deal?

    By Rabbi Carl Perkins

    Op-ed from a rabbi explaining why Messianic Judaism is not a harmonization of Judaism and Christianity.

    Date: 03-12-2007
  • Is Judaism Necessarily Insular?

    By Rabbi Rachel Barenblat

    Personal narrative telling a woman’s thoughts about how to make Judaism less insular and the synagogue environment more welcoming, prompted by the frustration her non-Jewish husband felt at a Conservative Shabbat service.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Bomb Detonated at Quebec Synagogue

    By Bram Eisenthal

    Reprinted news article about anti-Semitic violence--arson at synagogues and verbal abuse at businesses and on streets--throughout Canada.

    Date: 07-25-2006
  • Will Sarkozy's Jewish Roots Impact France's Policies?

    By Raanan Eliaz

    Profile of Nicolas Sarkozy, with emphasis on the prominent Jewish roots from his father’s side.

    Date: 05-18-2007
  • The Next Big Thing Is Now: Outreach to the Intermarried

    By Edmund Case

    Reprinted news and professional view article by Ed Case, the publisher of, saying that the Jewish community needs to spend more money and attract more support in reaching out to the intermarried.

    Date: 07-28-2006
  • Interfaith Marriage: Why I Officiate

    By Rabbi Michael Weisser

    Professional view from a rabbi explaining why he officiates:  because Torah tells us to welcome strangers, and because by accepting those interested in Judaism at the time of their weddings, the Jewish community is more likely to re

    Date: 08-25-2006
  • Ner Tamid Disaffiliated by Conservative Movement

    By Robin Friedman

    Reprinted news article about a New Jersey synagogue that was "disaffiliated" from the Conservative movement after an investigation showed that the synagogue failed to meet Conservative movement "standards" by accepting p

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Survey: Interfaith Families Raising Jewish Kids Can Negotiate Christmas

    By Sue Fishkoff

    News article about’s third annual study of how interfaith families celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah.

    Date: 05-24-2007
  • Lone Jew in Lithuanian Town Spends Life Preserving the Past

    By Adam B. Ellick

    Reprinted news article about the last remaining (intermarried!) Jew in the Lithuanian town of Plunge, and his dedication to memorializing the Jewish communities who perished in the Holocaust 

    Date: 07-20-2006

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