An introduction to Reconstructionist Judaism, its practices and beliefs and views on intermarriage and conversion.
An introduction to Reform Judaism, its practices and beliefs and views on intermarriage and conversion.
By Susan Goldberg
For two moms from different religious backgrounds, does the sperm donor's religion make a difference? Should it?
By Rabbi Katy Z. Allen
After the author converted to Judaism, shared experiences and art helped her connect to her mother's spirituality and, ultimately, led to a beautiful and moving funeral.
By Ruth Schapira
How do we talk to teens about religion? About their religious identity? About their parent's conversion?
By Rabbi Geela Rayzel Raphael
Behold, the power of a name! What we can learn from the biblical 'ger toshav,' the stranger who dwells among us, when preparing for an interfaith wedding.
By Rabbi Steven J. Lebow
If the Book of Ruth, text customarily studied on Shavuot, were written with today's interfaith couples in mind...
By Rabbi Erin Polansky
At Christmastime, these righteous and generous partners in our midst are reminded of what they have given up. This year, let us acknowledge their contribution to strengthening our people. Let's remember to say thank you, not to take their involvement for granted.
By Benjamin A. Maron
Reviewing MetaMaus, an inside look at the making of, and lives that have impacted/been impacted by, Art Spiegelman's Maus.
By Paula Rosenberg
A Jewish woman discusses the difficulty of mourning for her Christian mother