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  • Real Realism on Intermarriage

    By Jack Wertheimer

    Reprinted news article by Jack Wertheimer and Steven Bayme promoting in-marriage and suggesting that "two positive goals stand in tension:  inclusiveness and intensive Jewish content." The authors recommend focusing on Jewish cont

    Date: 11-21-2006
  • Rabbis Who Serve Interfaith Nuptials Tend to Go It Alone

    By Lisa Keys

    Reprinted personal narrative about co-officiation, why rabbis will and why some won’t do it, why some will officiate at interfaith weddings, just not with priest.

    Date: 08-17-2006
  • Lessons From Linus

    By Gary Goldhammer

    Personal narrative by a Jewish man who thought that Christians were either bible-thumping or wholly secular until he fell in love with one, and now he is committed to ensuring that both Jews and Christians are portrayed as less extreme and se

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • Interfaith Families Raising Jewish Children

    By Edmund Case

    Reprinted professional view and personal narrative of Ed Case, founder of InterfaithFamily.com about his personal and professional journey with interfaith family issues, and his call for outreach to interfaith families by American Jewish comm

    Date: 07-28-2006
  • Paging Dr. God: Jewish Views of Illness and Healing

    By Marinell James

    The Jewish custom of praying for people who are ill or injured is very old. In recent years, rabbis and other Jewish thinkers have worked to revive old traditions and restore Jewish ideas about health and healing to the mainstream of Jewish life.

    Date: 09-02-2009
  • For Officiating at Intermarriages: The Voice of Zipporah

    By Rabbi Stephen Kahn

    Reprinted sermon from a rabbi telling his congregation that he has decided to officiate at interfaith weddings, and describing the circumstances under which he will officiate.

    Date: 08-17-2006
  • Growing Up Jewish ... with Christian Parents

    By Elyssa Mosbacher

    Reprinted news article about four Jewish children, ages 5-18, whose parents died tragically, and the (Christian) parents who adopted them were committed to continuing their Jewish education, so they enrolled them in Jewish day

    Date: 11-06-2006
  • Interfaith at the Top

    By Rabbi Lev Baesh

    Personal narrative by a gay rabbi describing how his interfaith relationship has "enriched our families, our community, and ourselves."

    Date: 01-08-2007
  • Interfaith Wedding Is Temple's First: Congregation Beth Israel Responds to Growing Incidence of Jews Marrying Non-Jews

    By Frances Grandy Taylor

    Reprinted news article about a change in one synagogue’s policy  that will now allow interfaith couples, under certain conditions, to be married in the synagogue, just not by the rabbi.

    Date: 11-14-2006
  • Reconciliation: Embracing a Gay Interfaith Relationship

    By Daniel Seymour

    Personal narrative about a gay man in an interfaith relationship which was at first difficult to navigate, but through many loving conversations, has worked out.

    Date: 01-08-2007

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