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Love and Communication

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  • Never Again? An Interview with Susan Schwartz Senstad, Author of Music for the Third Ear

    By Rebecca E. Kotkin

    Interview with Susan Schwartz Senstad, author of the book Music for the Third Ear, with special attention to Senstad’s own Jewish identity and her real-life inspiration for the war-torn characters in her book.

    Date: 02-21-2007
  • Wedding Customs: Old, New, and "Renovated"

    By Marlena Thompson

    An informative article of the traditions of the Jewish wedding and the changes in such rituals that have occurred over time.

    Date: 06-08-2007
  • My Big Fat Interfaith Lesbian Wedding

    By Cynthia Kalish

    Personal narrative by a Jewish lesbian describing the excitement surrounding her upcoming weddings to her Christian partner--both civil and religious.

    Date: 07-10-2013
  • Uncompromising Compromises

    By Juliet Stamperdahl

    Somehow, I got this idea that if we could create a wedding ceremony that felt authentically Jewish, was respectful of halacha, honored Birger's Norwegian background and was mindful of Birger's agnosticism, then we would most certainly be able to build a life together around those same principles.

    Date: 10-14-2009
  • Our "Jewish-ish" Wedding

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative about how a couple planned their interfaith wedding and the logistical challenges they overcame.

    Date: 11-14-2006
  • Dear Rabbi: Jewish Woman Married to Muslim Man, Raising His Christian Children

    By Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

    A rabbi gives advice to a Jewish woman raising her Muslim husband’s children as Jews until her father-in-law, upset at the arrangement, causes her husband to become abusive and unwilling to allow the children to practive Judaism.

    Date: 06-14-2007
  • Mixed Marriages

    By Ellen S. Glazer

    Article about how Ed Case, publisher of Interfaithfamily.com, came to work for the online magazine, as well as Interfaithfamily.com’s mission and approach--making Jewish choices in an interfaith family.

    Date: 05-22-2007
  • The Wedding: A Mixed Blessing

    By Sarah Callahan

    Personal narrative about the preparation and implementation of an interfaith wedding with special attention to how one couple spoke with their parents and set aside time for romance.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Why I Choose Not to Interdate

    By Adina Giannelli

    Personal narrative by the child of interfaith parents explaining why she has decided to stop interdating.

    Date: 08-20-2007
  • It's Not about You, It's About Me: Why I Don't Perform Interfaith Weddings

    By Rabbi Steven Foster

    Professional view article about why a rabbi won’t officiate at interfaith weddings and how he handles telling couples that he won’t marry them.

    Date: 08-17-2006

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