By Rachel Pomerance
Article about Slingshot, a project of the Bronfman Philanthropies’ 21/64 and Grand Street programs. Slingshot is a compendium of 50 organizations (including interfaithfamily.com) working to transform Jewish life and make it sustainable for the
By Edmund Case
Reprinted professional opinions of Jack Wertheimer and Ed Case, laying down the anti- and pro-outreach to intermarried/interfaith families philosophies, respectively.
By Rabbi Laurence A. Kotok
Professional view from a rabbi who does not officiate at interfaith weddings, explaining that a rabbi’s role is to marry two Jews, and that the family’s Jewish commitment is more important than their officiant, anyhow.
By Susan Katz Miller
Personal narrative from a Jew of patrilineal descent remembering her short but influential meeting with Rabbi Alexander Schindler, former President of the Reform Movement, in which Schindler made her feel loved, accepted, and respected as a Jew.
By Debra Morton Gelbart
News article about messianic proselytizing in and around Phoenix.
By Gina Hagler
Personal narrative from an intermarried non-Jewish woman who agreed to raise her children Jewish, but didn’t realize her husband was a secular Jew.
By Rosemary DiDio Brehm
Personal narrative from an intermarried Catholic woman describing her journey from insensitivity to concern when she hears anti-Semitic slurs.
By Rabbi Dr. Barry Leff
Opinion piece from a Conservative rabbi who says the Conservative movement should allow non-Jewish partners to be non-voting members, should permit the children of non-Jewish mothers to enroll in the early years of religious school and should welcome a
By Jeri Zeder
Personal narrative by a Jewish American woman describing her wish to feel connected with the long-gone Portuguese Jewish population every time she goes to visit her non-Jewish husband’s family in Portugal.
By Joe Berkofsky
Reprinted news article about a national population survey from the Institute for Jewish and Community Research which counted Jews "sociologically" rather than "halachically", leading to a final count of nearly 6.7 million American