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  • The Synagogue as Village: Will It Welcome Interfaith Villagers?

    By Rose Levinson

    The personal narrative of a woman who has become active in changing the rules of her synagogue so that her non-Jewish husband can become more involved in the community.

    Date: 06-12-2007
  • 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
  • Let's Be Clear on What Outreach Means: A Response to Ed Case

    By Elliott Abrams

    Reprinted editorial and professional advice advocating outreach to interfaith families who have shown interest in Judaism, and criticizing programs that reach out to the unaffiliated and uninterested as a waste of scarce resources, further, t

    Date: 07-28-2006
  • Sin, Confession and Fasting: Teaching about Yom Kippur

    By Nina Amir Lacey

    Outreach experts tell parents in interfaith families how to introduce Yom Kippur to their children

    Date: 10-06-2008
  • Peeking Behind the Church Doors

    By Cheryl F. Coon

    Review of the following children’s books: What You Will See Inside a Catholic Church, What You Will See Inside a Mosque, What You Will See Inside a Synagogue and What You Will See Inside a Hindu Temple.

    Date: 09-26-2006
  • No Longer "Until Death Do Us Part" as Intermarried Are Buried Together

    By Bram Eisenthal

    Reprinted news article from JTA about The Cemeteries, a new cemetery in Saskatchewan that enables intermarried couples to be buried together.

    Date: 11-14-2006
  • Rabbi Urges Conversion, Sexual Limits

    By Jennifer Siegel

    Reprinted news article about speech by Eric Yoffie at the Reform movement’s biennial convention that emphasized the need to increase efforts at retaining children of interfaith families and at curbing the sexual promiscuity of kids at

    Date: 07-26-2006
  • Dispatch from the Institute: A Field Report

    By The Jewish Outreach Institute

    Professional view from the Jewish Outreach Institute (JOI) about their efforts to "open up" the American Jewish community to make it more welcoming for interfaith families, and their recent work at the General Assembly meeting of the United

    Date: 07-28-2006
  • My Orthodox Boyfriend

    By Yolanda Febles

    A non-Jewish woman talks about the challenges facing her relationship with her boyfriend, who has become increasingly religious.

    Date: 02-11-2008
  • The Worst Time of the Year to Be Introduced to the Jewish Religion

    By Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben

    Essay from a rabbi arguing that the High Holidays are a bad way to introduce a non-Jewish partner to Judaism, but the cultural aspects of the holidays can be an opportunity for interfaith families.

    Date: 09-04-2007

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