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  • 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
  • U.S. Jews Accept Intermarriage in Growing Numbers, Survey Finds

    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.

    Date: 07-17-2006
  • Open Orthodox Conversion to Intermarried Couples, Urges Group

    By Larry Luxner

    A news article about how the Orthodox Jewish community is becoming more open toward members of interfaith families considering conversion.

    Date: 06-11-2007
  • Survey Shows Conservative Judaism's Numbers Dropping

    By Nacha Cattan

    Reprinted news article about possible causes and meanings of the Conservative movement’s dropping numbers and increasing level of observance.

    Date: 07-25-2006
  • Our Oy Goy Boy

    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.

    Date: 06-12-2007

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