Article Archive

Synagogues and the Jewish Community

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  • German Jews Warn Against Racism, Say Taboo on Anti-Semitism Is Gone

    By Toby Axelrod

    Reprinted news article about growing anti-Semitism in Germany

    Date: 07-20-2006
  • Why I Believe That Officiating at Interfaith Marriages Will Not Lead to the Continuity of the Jewish People

    By George Markley

    Reprinted opinion piece and personal narrative speech about why rabbis’ refusal to officiate at interfaith weddings is an important symbolic act that will protect the Jewish future. 

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • Rabbis Grapple to Liberalize Conservative Approach to Intermarriage

    By Joe Eskenazi

    Reprinted news article about a panel of intermarried, actively Jewish Conservative congregation members, and the ideas that they and San Francisco-area Conservative rabbis discussed about "new approaches to intermarriage," focusing on frami

    Date: 02-19-2007
  • Western Communities Battle Isolation

    By Steven I. Weiss

    Reprinted news article about a conference, Hadesh West, aimed at reviving Jewish life in the American West,†including expanding outreach to intermarried/interfaith family programming.

    Date: 07-28-2006
  • NJPS Findings on Jewish Students Drive Debate about Interfaith Future

    By Joe Berkofsky

    Reprinted news article about the Jewish identity of college-aged Americans, both from interfaith families and families with two (or a single) Jewish parent.  Discusses interdating, percentage of Jewish friends, and denominational affiliation,

    Date: 07-14-2006
  • Avoiding Spiritual Deception

    By Rabbi Michael Skobac

    Op-ed from a counter-missionary explaining the deceptive tactics and practices of messianic Jewish missionaries.

    Date: 03-12-2007
  • A Loving Marriage, A Spiritual Divide

    By Ellen S. Glazer

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman about her longing to have her non-Jewish husband share in her spirituality.

    Date: 02-22-2007
  • In Study, Reform Takes Stock of Outreach to Intermarrieds

    By Julie Wiener

    Reprinted news article about a study showing that the Reform Movement is "doing a good job of making interfaith families feel welcome...but are less effective at encouraging these families to ’move along in their Jewish journey’."

    Date: 07-25-2006
  • My Irish Vacation

    By Edmund Case

    Personal narrative by Ed Case, publisher of, about his trip to Ireland, and realization, while sitting in a Catholic church, how essential it is to make services welcoming to people of other faiths.

    Date: 12-19-2006
  • Stumbling into an Interfaith Identity in Spain

    By Rebecca Cohen

    Personal narrative by the daughter of interfaith parents describing how her interfaith identity affected her appreciation of Catholic events during her stay in Granada, Spain.

    Date: 12-19-2006

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