By Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson
Professional advice from a rabbi to a man whose father-in-law asked him not to use so many "Jewish words" since they make his (non-Jewish) future sister-in-law uncomfortable.
By Mica Rosenberg
A news article about multicultural families in the Jewish community and the organizations that are reaching out to such families.
By Chanan Tigay
A news article about the ethnic, racial and cultural diversity of the Jewish faith, focusing on African-American Jews who used to travels miles in order to prayer together in a black Jewish community, rather than in a local white European shul.
By Rabbi Leslie Keiter Tannenwald
Professional view from a rabbi who thinks that performing interfaith marriages helps keep the couple within the Jewish community.
By Marina Budhos
Personal narrative from a woman whose Jewish mother was disowned by her grandfather when she married an Indian man from the Caribbean.
By Dr Gary A. Tobin
Reprinted professional view contrasting the mythic (close-knit, proud, homogenous) Jewish American family from the real (interfaith, diverse, dispersed) one.
By Suzanne Koven
Review of The Namesake, about a young Indian-American man’s search for identity and love, and how it relates to the issue of intermarriage in the Jewish community.
By Rabbi Susan Silverman
Personal narrative in which rabbi/mother of adopted child expresses anger at her son’s needing an Orthodox conversion, (so that all Jews will accept his being Jewish) when she is not comfortable with Orthodox rules.
By Rabbi Michael Boyden
Reprinted news article about one rabbi’s plan of action to prevent intermarriage and interfaith marriage in Israel from becoming a serious problem: education, accessibility to conversion, and outreach to the non-Jewish populations of Isreal.
By Tina D. Wasserman
Recipes for Cuban Jewish cooking, with some context on how Cuban cuisine changed after the Revolution.