By Paul Golin
Personal narrative from a Jewish man about his attempts to include his wife’s Japanese culture in their interfaith wedding, held at a synagogue.
By Judith Bolton-Fasman
Book review of Let’s Talk about it: A Book of Support and Guidence for Families Experiencing Intermarriage and for Synagogue Leadership, describing the Conservative movement’s stance and thoughts on intermarriage and interfaith families&
By Roberta Calderone
Professional advice†about the need for open communication and compromise about celebrating the High Holidays as an interfaith couple.
By Sharon Ashley
Reprinted news article about an Israeli Supreme Court decision ruling that Jews-by-choice that had Reform and Conservative conversions are recognized as full citizens of Israel, and all legal rights, including the Law of Return, apply to them (the Orth
By Robert Lappin
Opinion piece from a Reform congregant who is upset over new Reform guidelines that define a Jew not by lineage, but rather by life cycle events and Jewish communal participation.
By Debra Nussbaum Cohen
A news article discussing Jewish birth ceremonies and the programs that are allowing many Jewish and interfaith families to learn about and prepare for such ceremonies.
By Susan Katz Miller
Review of Nan Fink’s A Stranger in the Midst: A Memoir of Spiritual Discovery, which follows Nan Fink on her spiritual journey throughout the often-complicated Jewish landscape.
By Staci Kennedy
A personal narrative from a woman who was told she couldnít hold a standard†bris at her Conservative synagogue because her non-Jewish husband isnít allowed on the bimah when the ark is open.
By Julie Gruenbaum Fax
Reprinted profile of Rabbi Harold Schulweis, a religious innovator in "ethical behavior in modern Jewish life" who was the pulpit rabbi at Valley Beth Shalom for 35 years, including Q & A and quotations about him.
By Ron Li-Paz
Professional advice from the cantor at Valley Outreach Synagogue in California, who says interfaith bar/bat mitzvahs should not require conversions, and the non-Jewish parent should be welcomed.