By Rabbi Michael Boyden
Reprinted news article about one rabbi’s plan of action to prevent intermarriage and interfaith marriage in Israel from becoming a serious problem: education, accessibility to conversion, and outreach to the non-Jewish populations of Isreal.
By Nick Zaller
The personal narrative of a young man raised in an interfaith family who has chosen Judaism but feels unwelcome by much of the Jewish community since he is a patrilineal Jew.
By Julie Wiener
The author thought that the term shiksa had fallen into disuse, but it's still around.
By Maya Gottfried
Personal narrative from the child of a Jewish father and non-Jewish mother who was exploring Judaism--until an Orthodox rebbetzin informed her she wasn’t Jewish.
By Adam Case
Personal narrative of a young man from an interfaith family describing how his experience visiting Israel was colored by his realization that, as a patrilineal Jew, he is not recognized as Jewish there.
By Myrna Baron
General information about Humanistic Judaism, its doctrine, practices, and lifecycle ceremonies
By Judith Bolton-Fasman
Profile of Rebecca Walker, daughter or Alice Walker and Mel Leventhal, and author of her new memoir Black White and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self.
By Hillel Halkin
Reprinted opinon piece about two bible stories that provide alternative views of assimilation and accepting converts: the tolerant, welcoming attitude of the story of Ruth, and the xenophobic, defensive attitude of the story of Ezra.
By Abigail Radoszkowicz
Reprinted news article about the increasing popularity of liberal (Reform and Conservative) Jewish conversions and synagogues among Russian Jews in Israel.
By Matthew Lyons
The child of an interfaith marriage found a connection to Jewish history in Israel--not a reason to marry a Jew.