By Ellen Bernstein
A Jew-by-choice describes what she thinks is wonderful about being Jewish.
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.
By Judi Brooks
A white Jewish woman discusses the ways that she and her African-American Christian husband have negotiated differences to form a close family.
By Marc Tyler Nobelman
Personal narrative in which an American Jewish man recounts the religious, historical, and cultural tensions of dating and marrying a German Protestant woman.
By Ron Li-Paz
Professional view article about how a cantor counsels interfaith couples before he marries them, encouraging them to choose one religion for their future children and for their family, as something that will help bind them together as a family.
By Rabbi Arthur P. Nemitoff
Professional view article explaining why a rabbi will now officiate at interfaith weddings and the conditions under which he will do so.
By Edie Mueller
A writer explores the value of Jewish stereotypes and Catholic stereotypes.
By Teresita Levy
Personal narrative by a Catholic woman who became a Jew-by-choice and loves Jewish culture and lifestyle, but has difficulty finding meaning in long High Holiday services. She also includes some Puerto Rican recipes adapt
By Rabbi Carl Perkins
Book review of A Place in the Tent: Intermarriage an Conservative Judaism by a rabbi and a Jewish outreach worker, gives an outline of the book’s structure and complimentary overview of its content.
By Dana Greene
Reprinted personal narrative column about interdating and intermarriage, and the responsibilities--to your family, your people, your own emotions--that singles juggle in thinking about romantic relationships.