By Rabbi Devon A. Lerner
Professional view article containing a sample script of a Jewish-Christian co-officiated ceremony, with an emphasis on the Jewish parts but with elements of both.
By Laura Thor
Personal narrative from a woman converting to Judaism addressing the similarities and differences between services at a Catholic church and a synagogue.
By Rabbi David Wolpe
Rabbi David Wolpe discusses the fraught concept of Jewish belief and the differences between Judaism and Christianity.
By Sue Fishkoff
A news article discussing non-Jewish mothers raising Jewish children and the disconnection they may feel from their family, sparking a stronger desire to convert to Judaism as well.
By Rabbi Earl A. Grollman
A rabbi’s professional advice FAQ of how to respond and react to news of a Jewish loved one’s death.
By Helen Belitsky
Profile of a Hindu-Jewish interfaith family describing their son’s coming of age ceremonies--first the Thread Ceremony, and four days later, the Bar Mitzvah.
By Rabbi Barbara Penzner
Professional advice for interfaith families on how to appropriately include family in the bar/bat mitzvah service and/or celebration afterward.
By Rabbi Bruce Kadden
An informative article that explains the many differences between Judaism and Christianity, despite their similar history and values.
By Johanna Ginsberg
Reprinted general information article about different ways synagogues of different denominations handle aliyot for bar and bat mitzvahs.
By Rachel Pomerance
A news article that tells the story of Eileen Rockefeller Growald and her expansion to Judaism.