By Rabbi Miriam Jerris
Professional view from a Secular Humanist rabbi describing gay wedding ceremonies she has developed and officiated.
By Edmund Case
Reprinted professional opinions of Jack Wertheimer and Ed Case, laying down the anti- and pro-outreach to intermarried/interfaith families philosophies, respectively.
By Rabbi Laurence A. Kotok
Professional view from a rabbi who does not officiate at interfaith weddings, explaining that a rabbi’s role is to marry two Jews, and that the family’s Jewish commitment is more important than their officiant, anyhow.
By Gina Hagler
Personal narrative from an intermarried non-Jewish woman who agreed to raise her children Jewish, but didn’t realize her husband was a secular Jew.
By Rabbi Arthur P. Nemitoff
Professional advice from a rabbi about how to celebrate the High Holidays as an interfaith family at home, but the paramount importance of going to synagogue.
By Edie Mueller
The personal narrative of a Jewish woman who wanted to be a nun when she was young, but ended up connecting to her Jewish faith after she married a Catholic man who rejected his Catholic upbringing.
By Rabbi Dr. Barry Leff
Opinion piece from a Conservative rabbi who says the Conservative movement should allow non-Jewish partners to be non-voting members, should permit the children of non-Jewish mothers to enroll in the early years of religious school and should welcome a
By George Markley
Reprinted opinion piece and personal narrative speech about why rabbis’ refusal to officiate at interfaith weddings is an important symbolic act that will protect the Jewish future.
By Joe Eskenazi
Reprinted news article about a panel of intermarried, actively Jewish Conservative congregation members, and the ideas that they and San Francisco-area Conservative rabbis discussed about "new approaches to intermarriage," focusing on frami
By Ellen S. Glazer
Personal narrative from a Jewish woman about her longing to have her non-Jewish husband share in her spirituality.