By Dr. Paula Brody
Professional advise for a sad convert whose mother died and who feels all alone in mourning her as a Jew.
By Noga Tarnopolsky
Reprinted news article about the many stumbling blocks Israeli law lays before those hoping to convert to Judaism, and how this is especially a problem for the large populations of Russian and Ethiopian, as well as interfaith and liberal
By Karen Kushner
Reprinted keynote address advising professionals to recognize the significant Jewish contributions made by non-Jewish spouses of interfaith families, and reminding Jewish community members to warmly welcome in these Jews-by-choice.
By Haim Shapiro
Reprinted news article about the growing Jewish population in Germany, and the rabbi (a female convert) who is leading the renaissance.
By Elaine K. Markowitz
Article about an older interfaith couple with grown children who married and the wife converted to Judaism and discovered a way to deal with giving up Christmas, by dividing her beloved Christmas tree ornaments and plastic treeamong her ch
By Sallie W. Gotoff
A personal narrative from a Catholic woman who felt so at home in her Reconstructionist synagogue that she decided to convert.
By Charlotte Honigman-Smith
Professional advice from rabbi who explains how his policies toward non-Jewish families regarding Bar or Bat Mitzvah and other matters have changed as he has gotten to know non-Jews who are committed to the Jewish identity of their children.
By Rabbi Samuel N. Gordon
Opinion piece from the founder of a synagogue tailored for interfaith families, saying the Reform movement is sending a "terrible message" to the intermarried by steering toward conversion.
By Rabbi Rachel Cowan
Professional view from a rabbi about issues pertaining to outreach to intermarried/interfaith families, including conversion, resource allocation, participation in Jewish rituals, and the ger toshav status, among others.
By Shelley Kapneck Rosenberg
Professional advice for Jews interested in "transcultural adoption" recommending that parents teach those children about their birth culture.