By Ron Li-Paz
Personal narrative from a cantor about how he emphasized the psychological aspects of the Jewish funeral service as he helped an interfaith family cope with the loss of their n
By Rabbi Michael Zimmerman
Professional view that illustrates the importance of discussing death and dying rituals in interfaith families so that congregations and survivors are prepared to bury and commemorate loved ones. The author also commends Jewish congregations
By Aliza Hausman
A Dominican-American convert to Judaism discusses people's disbelief over her marriage to a white Jewish man.
By Tracy Boriskin
Personal narrative by a young woman whose Jewish parents divorced following a financial crisis, and whose father has recently re-married a formerly evangelical Christian woman who cares less about material possessions than his first wife did.
By Rabbi Bruce Kadden
Professional view by a rabbi who performs interfaith weddings because he sees it as an opportunity to bring the couple into the Jewish community.
By Rabbi Rachel Barenblat
Personal narrative telling a woman’s thoughts about how to make Judaism less insular and the synagogue environment more welcoming, prompted by the frustration her non-Jewish husband felt at a Conservative Shabbat service.
By Rabbi Michael Weisser
Professional view from a rabbi explaining why he officiates: because Torah tells us to welcome strangers, and because by accepting those interested in Judaism at the time of their weddings, the Jewish community is more likely to re
By Robin Friedman
Reprinted news article about a New Jersey synagogue that was "disaffiliated" from the Conservative movement after an investigation showed that the synagogue failed to meet Conservative movement "standards" by accepting p
By Brianne Kruger Nadeau
The personal narrative of a politically active woman of interfaith parents who believes that social justice activities are an entry point for Jews from interfaith families.
By Rabbi Carl Perkins
Book review of A Place in the Tent: Intermarriage an Conservative Judaism by a rabbi and a Jewish outreach worker, gives an outline of the book’s structure and complimentary overview of its content.