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  • Reform Allows Hebrew Schools to Hire Intermarried Teachers

    By Ami Eden

    Reprinted news article about the Reform movement’s decision to hire intermarried and patrilineal Jews as religious school teachers--the Conservative movement only accepts matrilineally Jewish "rabbis, cantors, youth workers, educators or execut

    Date: 07-26-2006
  • Letter to the Editor of New Jersey Jewish News, Responding to Edmund Case

    By Steven M. Cohen

    Editorial by Jewish sociologist Steven M. Cohen who takes issue with Ed Case’s half-retraction of his statement about Cohen’s unwelcoming attitude toward intermarried families.

    Date: 11-21-2006
  • Responding to the Intermarriage News

    By Edmund Case

    Professional view by Ed Case about the controversy over intermarriage and outreach following the publication of the National Jewish Population Survey and other Jewish demographic predictors in 2000-2001. 

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • "In the Mix": Conversionary Tactics

    By Julie Wiener

    What’s the point of conversion, wonders Jewish Week columnist Julie Wiener, if the convert doesn’t really buy into Judaism?

    Date: 05-18-2007
  • Let Us Respect People for Who They Are: A Response to Ed Case

    By Rabbi Carl Perkins

    Professional view from Rabbi Carl M. Perkins describing his opinion:  that (unconverted) non-Jewish spouses in intermarried couples should be welcomed with open arms by Jewish communities, but still treated as and considered to be non-Jews.

    Date: 07-24-2007
  • "A Place in the Tent": Conservative Rabbis Tackle Intermarriage

    By Dan Pine

    Reprinted news article about the Tiferet Project, a committee formed by the San Francisco-area Conservative movement to discuss the status of intermarried families in their congregations, and the book they wrote, A Place in the Tent: 

    Date: 07-26-2006
  • Integrating Intermarrieds: Conservative Movement Explores Outreach Approaches

    By Don Cohen

    Reprinted news article about the Conservative movement’s stance on intermarriage, and their efforts to be more inclusive of interfaith familes. 

    Date: 07-24-2006
  • Schorsch: "Patrilineal" OK for Ramah Campers

    By Doug Chandler

    Reprinted news article about a suggestion by Rabbi Ismar Schorsch, chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary, to let children of Jewish fathers attend Ramah camps until age 13, at which point they must convert to continue attending.

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • We Need a Religious Movement That Is Totally Inclusive of Intermarried Jewish Families

    By Edmund Case

    Professional opinion piece from Ed Case about the great need for "a religious movement that would allow intermarried and unconverted non-Jews to choose complete participation in Jewish life."

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • A Conversation with Rabbi Lev Ba'esh

    By Cindy Mindell's Director of the Resource Center for Jewish Clergy talks with a journalist about his first invitation to speak at a Conservative synagogue.

    Date: 09-22-2008

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