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  • Fitting Tribute: An Interfaith Funeral

    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

    Date: 11-14-2006
  • Providing Comfort to ALL Who Mourn

    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

    Date: 07-10-2006
  • Gefilte Fish Con Maduros: A Multicultural Jewish Family

    By Aliza Hausman

    A Dominican-American convert to Judaism discusses people's disbelief over her marriage to a white Jewish man.

    Date: 07-21-2008
  • When My Jewish Father Became Involved with a Born-Again Christian

    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.

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • Performing Interfaith Weddings: An Opportunity

    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.

    Date: 08-17-2006
  • Is Judaism Necessarily Insular?

    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.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Interfaith Marriage: Why I Officiate

    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

    Date: 08-25-2006
  • Ner Tamid Disaffiliated by Conservative Movement

    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

    Date: 11-27-2006
  • Why Social Justice Activities Attract Students from Interfaith Families

    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.

    Date: 07-20-2007
  • Lovers of Israel: A Review of A Place in the Tent: Intermarriage and Conservative Judaism

    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.

    Date: 11-27-2006

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