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  • Conservative Doors May Open Wider to Intermarrieds

    By Helen Teitelbaum

    Reprinted news article about the Conservative Movement’s intro to Judaism courses, which have recently been opened to non-Jewish partners, in hopes that acquiring knowledge of Judaism will lead to conversion.

    Date: 07-24-2006
  • American Jewry Is (a) Fading or (b) Reviving. It's All in How You Read the Signs

    By Robert Leiter

    Reprinted news article from The New York Times describing divergent professional interpretations of trends in American Jewry--present and future. 

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Conversion Still Is a Divisive Issue in Israel

    By Dina Kraft

    Reprinted news article about the reasoning behind Israel’s decision to only recognize Orthodox conversions, and examples of some of the problems that decision causes.

    Date: 07-26-2006
  • Let's Encourage the Jewish Journeys of Interfaith Families

    By Edmund Case

    Professional view from Ed Case describing and the important outreach and networking work it does.

    Date: 07-13-2006
  • Opening the Gates: How Proactive Conversion Can Revitalize the Jewish Community

    By Edmund Case

    Review of Opening the Gates:  How Proactive Conversion Can Revitalize the Jewish Community, a mostly positive  review by Ed Case, whose biggest concern is "Why couldn’t Tobin call for "proactive inclusion" instead of proacti

    Date: 04-12-2007
  • Newest Jewish Member of the House Makes an Impact His First Day on the Job

    By Eli Kintisch

    Profile of Rahm Emanuel, the newest Jewish Democrat in the House of Representatives, with a focus on his Israeli roots and observant Jewish family.

    Date: 02-21-2007
  • Chicken Soup Theology

    By Felice Indinoli Bochman

    Personal narrative from a woman whose parents raised her Catholic but still embraces Jewish culture due to her mother’s Jewish background.

    Date: 08-15-2007
  • Reaching Out to Interfaith Children

    By Rabbi Jerome Epstein

    Reprinted professional view from rabbi Jerome Epstein, executive director of the Conservative movement, explaining a new initiative to Jewishly engage and educate the children of interfaith couples.

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Conversion Is Not an Outreach Strategy

    By Rabbi David Ellenson

    Editorial from leaders of the Jewish Outreach Institute and the Reform movement’s seminary saying that the Jewish community should reconsider its approach to outreach to intermarried couples, and focus less on conversion.

    Date: 07-28-2006
  • Let's Be Clear on What Outreach Means: A Response to Ed Case

    By Elliott Abrams

    Reprinted editorial and professional advice advocating outreach to interfaith families who have shown interest in Judaism, and criticizing programs that reach out to the unaffiliated and uninterested as a waste of scarce resources, further, t

    Date: 07-28-2006

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