By Cantor and Rabbi Judith Seid
General information about how interfaith couples and ceremonies are handled by the Secular Humanistic Jewish movement.
By Cynthia Kalish
Personal narrative about a lesbian Jewish woman, her Christian (lifelong) partner, and their daughter who they are raising as a Jew.
By Shelli Liebman Dorfman
A news article about Jewbilation, a philosophy that incorporations many Jewish traditions and is designed for interfaith families.
By Rabbi Michael P. Sternfield
A rabbi’s opinion that synagogues should welcome interfaith families that wish to explore Judaism, even if they aren’t committed to the faith.
By Rabbi Samuel N. Gordon
Reprinted professional view Rosh Hashonah sermon from a rabbi trying to quel distress over high intermarriage rates; he describes the Jews as an "ever dying people" with intermarriage built into the Jewish identity.
By Joe Berkofsky
Reprinted news article about a contentious essay written by Rabbi Paul Menitoff predicting the disappearance of the Conservative movement in a matter of decades because of the polarization of American Jewry, and the movement’s "opposition to in
By Jacqueline S. Guttman
Reprinted personal narrative speech given by a lay-woman at the Central Conference of American Rabbis in 1996, telling the story of her son and daughter-in-law, and their trouble finding a rabbi to officiate at their wedding.
By Joe Eskenazi
Article about a study of Bay area Jews that found that more intermarrieds send their kids to religious school than do inmarrieds, plus other interesting news.
By Frances Kraft
Reprinted news article about the efforts of several Conservative congregations to expand programming for outreach to the intermarried.
By Teresa McMahon
The personal narrative of a woman who is the only Catholic in her Jewish family, but who found comfort in the synagogue after September 11th.