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  • Changes Slow to Come for Liberal Latin Congregations

    By Marcus Moraes

    Reprinted news article about the status of women, interfaith families, and liberal Judaism in Brazil.

    Date: 07-25-2006
  • 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
  • The Accidental Intermarriage

    By Abby Spotts

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman from a Conservative home who never expected to marry a Catholic but did.

    Date: 05-30-2007
  • We're Here, We're Half Jewish, Get Used to It!

    By Sue Fishkoff

    News article about the growing number of adults who define themselves as half-Jewish, and what the Jewish community is, and isn’t, doing to welcome them.

    Date: 08-24-2007
  • Conservative Day Schools to Admit Patrilineals?

    By Sue Fishkoff

    News story about Conservative movement day schools considering making admission more flexible towards children of non-Jewish mothers.

    Date: 07-19-2007
  • "In the Mix": The Intermarried Inbox

    By Julie Wiener

    On the one-year anniversary of her column on intermarriage, Julie Wiener reflects on the correspondence--good and bad--she’s received.

    Date: 04-18-2007
  • Kosher Dairy Lunch or What I learned in Preschool

    By Nancy Thompson Brown

    I was sold on this dream of a teacher with a clean, clean, clean preschool and a staff of four who were like leaving your child with your mother and your mother-in-law… but without the baggage, if you know what I mean

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Speaking as a (Non-)Jewish Parent

    By Debbie Burton

    At her daughter's bat mitzvah, she felt silenced by her congregation's prohibition against non-Jews speaking during services.

    Date: 05-05-2010
  • Court Accepts Liberal Conversions in Israel; Orthodox Vow to Fight On

    By Jessica Steinberg

    Reprinted news article about the Israeli Supreme Court decision to allow Jews-by-choice who were converted by Reform or Conservative rabbis in Israel to be considered "Jewish" on their identification cards and for other political purposes. 

    Date: 07-26-2006

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