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.
By Tracy Boriskin
Personal narrative by a young woman whose Jewish parents divorced following a financial crisis, and whose father has recently re-married a formerly evangelical Christian woman who cares less about material possessions than his first wife did.
By Jim Keen
Personal narrative about how one Protestant-Jewish interfaith couple decided to handle the Christmas-Hanukkah presents dillema: the kids would recieve their main presents on on Hanukkah, but when they got together with their Christian cousins on
By Suzanne Koven
Personal narrative about how a Jewish woman’s Catholic mother-in-law gently prodded her to become more Jewishly observant.
By Carol S. Targum
Advice for "coming out" to your parents about your relationship with someone of another faith.
By Ilene Springer
Personal narrative from a divorced woman who always told her children to marry Jews, but who is now dating a non-Jew herself.
By Ben Dubrovsky
Personal narrative/opinion piece suggests that focusing on shared values rather than religious differences is the way to create an inclusive, meaningful wedding ceremony and relationship with (in his case non-Jewish) in-laws.