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.
By Julie Wiener
Reprinted news article telling of the increasingly welcoming, or at least accepting, attitudes and behaviors of liberal American Jews and Jewish leaders toward intermarriage, and interfaith families.
By Larry Luxner
A news article about how the Orthodox Jewish community is becoming more open toward members of interfaith families considering conversion.
By Nacha Cattan
Reprinted news article about possible causes and meanings of the Conservative movement’s dropping numbers and increasing level of observance.
By Mark Young
A non-Jewish man’s personal narrative on his involvement in his local synagogue with the encouragement of his Jewish wife and son.