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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
  • Grandparents: The Hidden Link in Interfaith Marriages

    By Sam Osherson

    Professional advice and personal narrative about the potential of grandparents to be powerful spiritual guides to interfaith grandchildren.

    Date: 12-06-2006
  • 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
  • I Say Tomato, You Say Deoxyribonucleic Acid

    By Zack Kushner

    Personal narrative from a Jewish man talking about his conversations about God with his atheistic, scientific wife.

    Date: 12-03-2007
  • 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
  • Interfaith Families

    By Elizabeth Clarke

    A personal narrative article about interfaith families who are raising their kids as Jews, and the negotiations that such relationships demand.

    Date: 07-24-2007

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