By Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis
Reprinted rabbi’s sermon about the need for both outreach to the intermarried and in-reach to make Jews more interested and invested in their Judaism.
By Rabbi Rachel Barenblat
General information about interfaith gay and lesbian couples and their seeming nonchalance about being interfaith, an identity which is trumped by their queer identity.
By Rabbi Helen Nakdimen
Professional view from a rabbi about her unique brand of interfaith wedding ceremonies, which include personalized mystical symbols of earth, wind, fire, and water.
By Cara Nissman
A woman’s personal narrative of the pleasure she finds in celebrating Judaism and praying outside of a temple or synagogue.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.