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  • Under the Rainbow: God Meets Intermarriage

    By Rabbi Arthur Waskow

    Professional view by Rabbi Arthur Waskow, who explains his approach to interfaith marriage--create "an entirely new wedding ceremony for marriages between a Jew and a member of another spiritual community"--and describes and explains the ce

    Date: 08-14-2007
  • A Choice

    By Rabbi Julie Greenberg

    Professional view by a rabbi about a couple in an interfaith support group she counsels, and the choice they face since each wants to raise children in his/her religion.

    Date: 08-21-2007
  • Hogan's Heroes: What's So Funny about Nazis?

    By Teresa McMahon

    Personal narrative about talking about--and teaching children about-- religion and history in an interfaith family, and the importance of understanding that thre are always multiple perspectives.  

    Date: 11-30-2006
  • "Why Doesn't God Talk to Us?"

    By Brigitte Dayan

    Opinion piece from a managing editor of a Chicago Jewish paper explaining how rituals, like the bris, are what connects people to Judaism, not universal values.

    Date: 07-24-2007
  • Dispatch from the Institute: A Moment of Truth for Your Family, Every Week

    By The Jewish Outreach Institute

    Reprinted professional view from the Jewish Outreach Institute about the prayer Jewish parents traditionally say over their children each Shabbat, Friday night, and why this prayer holds particular significance for modern interfaith families.

    Date: 08-07-2006
  • Planning My Daughter's Bat Mitzvah as a Jew-by-Choice

    By Paula C. Yablonsky

    Personal narrative about the complications a Jew-by-choice faced when dealing with her Catholic family regarding her daughter’s Bat Mitzvah.

    Date: 07-18-2006
  • Facing Loss in an Interfaith Family: A Workshop for Congregations

    By Rabbi Carl Perkins

    Professional advice from a rabbi on how to approach the gray areas surrounding burial, belief, and ritual when deciding how to bury and commemorate a loved one in an interfaith family.  Also, a description of traditional Jewish

    Date: 11-14-2006
  • Social Science and the Intermarriage Debate

    By Edmund Case

    Reprinted professional view from Ed Case contrasting the anti-outreach conclusions of Sylvia Barack Fishman’s social scientific study to "other available information," including the personal narratives collected for an essay contest b

    Date: 11-21-2006
  • How to Talk to Your Kids about Death

    By Rabbi Earl A. Grollman

    Professional advice article that offers tips on how to handle a loss in a way that will help children cope best.

    Date: 07-18-2006
  • Cry for Change: With Improved Catholic Teachings on Judaism, Some Jewish Leaders Seek Hebrew School Overhaul

    By Michael Paulson

    Reprinted news article about the efforts of Catholic Sunday schools to teach more about Judaism, and the controversy over whether Jewish religious schools should teach Christian dogma, history and culture. 

    Date: 11-30-2006

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