By Paul Golin
Personal narrative from a Jewish man about his attempts to include his wife’s Japanese culture in their interfaith wedding, held at a synagogue.
By Dr. Ruth Nemzoff
Personal Narrative about a mother’s efforts to connect with her daughter’s Iranian in-laws before the wedding to prevent an awkward ceremony, and to establish an ongoing relationship.
By Sarah Litvin
A series of tips from outreach experts on how children and adults should respond when they hear negative comments about intermarriage.
By Janet Strassman Perlmutter
Reprinted professional view article about grandparents’ role as spiritual guides.
By Rachel Sarah
Rachel Sarah was raised in a Jewish family with a non-Jewish mother, but when she was 16, a Hassidic rabbi told her she wasn’t Jewish. After shunning the Jewish community for many years, she is now raising her child Jewish… but worri
By Sheryl Santiago
Personal narrative from a Jewish woman who married a Puerto Rican non-Jewish man and raised their child Jewish.
By Ron Li-Paz
Professional advice from the cantor at Valley Outreach Synagogue in California, who says interfaith bar/bat mitzvahs should not require conversions, and the non-Jewish parent should be welcomed.
By Vered Levy-Barzilai
Reprinted news article about the Orthodox gay community, and their scholarly and social efforts to gain acceptance.
By Pearl Choset Salkin
Opinion/Editorial by a Jewish woman who was invited to 5 family weddings, 4 of which were to non-Jews. She wonders what will happen with her own children and how she will respond if they marry non-Jews.
By Ellen S. Glazer
Professional view from a social worker describing the various considerations interfaith families should address when looking to adopt a child.