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  • Daughter of the Covenant

    By Keren R. McGinity

    A personal narrative from a Jewish woman married to a non-Jewish Irish man about the journey to their daughter’s unique baby-naming ceremony--replete with bagpipes.

    Date: 06-21-2006
  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Synagogue

    By Menachem Wecker

    This quick guide will give you the basics you need for deciphering the architecture and decorative art in Jewish congregations.

    Date: 09-29-2008
  • Shuls Face Hard Questions about Non-Jews

    By Ami Eden

    A news article about the role non-Jewish members of interfaith families are playing at many of today’s Conservative synagogues.

    Date: 06-12-2007
  • Understanding the High Holy Days: A Primer for Partners New to Judaism

    By Rabbi Jonathan Kraus

    A rabbi discusses the importance of Rosh Hashanah and the importance of Yom Kippur.

    Date: 08-31-2006
  • Rabbi With A Pedigree: Reconstructionist Rabbinic Student Is a Direct Descendant of FDR

    By Gabrielle Birkner

    Reprinted news article about FDR’s great-grandson, a child of interfaith parents, who is in Reconstructionist rabbinical school.

    Date: 07-27-2006
  • In Between

    By Eric Pliner

    The personal narrative of a man whose partner is studying Judaism, but his parents frown upon his brother’s relationship with a Christian girl.

    Date: 06-12-2007
  • Till Death Do Us Part

    By Anita Diamant

    Jewish mourning customs can help people weather grief, whether the person who died is Jewish or not.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Six Tips for Interfaith Families Facing the High Holidays

    By InterfaithFamily

    Professional advice tips for making your High Holidays (Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur) celebrations more inclusive for your interfaith family, compiled from contributions to

    Date: 08-31-2006
  • My Big Fat Interfaith Lesbian Wedding

    By Cynthia Kalish

    Personal narrative by a Jewish lesbian describing the excitement surrounding her upcoming weddings to her Christian partner--both civil and religious.

    Date: 07-10-2013
  • A Different Approach to Interfaith Marriage

    By Rabbi Stephen Fuchs

    Reprinted rabbi’s sermon about his evolving thoughts toward officiating interfaith weddings, and the creative new policy toward interfaith weddings that his synagogue devised so that couples could be married in the synagogue, just not

    Date: 11-14-2006

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