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Synagogues and the Jewish Community

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    Interfaith Families and Jewish Day Schools

    By Rabbi Daniel Kohn

    A rabbi and Jewish educator looks at successful ways to include and welcome interfaith families in Jewish days schools.

    Date: 06-29-2011

    What it Means to Me to be a Reform Jew

    By Rabbi Lawrence Kushner

    Address given at the World Union for Progressive Judaism Biennial Convention in San Francisco, 2011.

    Date: 02-14-2011

    Can the Jewish Community Encourage In-marriage AND Welcome Interfaith Families?

    By Edmund Case

    Remarks at the General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America, November 9, 2010, presented by Edmund Case, CEO of

    Date: 11-10-2010

    Outreach Matters

    By Jane Larkin

    No one else is addressing the issues. Our interfaith groups are covering topics other synagogue groups are not, so in-married families also attend.

    Date: 04-16-2010

    Vader Half Jew

    By Eli Valley

    "Come to the dark side, Luke. Date a gentile." Edgy cartoonist seems a little tired of anti-intermarriage rhetoric in the Jewish community.

    Date: 04-14-2010

    Finding the Right Fit

    By Melissa Desjardins

    She had good experiences in her synagogue growing up, and she wanted to find a place just like it--one that would welcome her Catholic husband.

    Date: 03-10-2010

    Different Ways of Welcome

    By Dana Reynolds

    In New Mexico, they loved their Reform synagogue. In Richmond, they found a different kind of welcome at Chabad. Hey, whatever works!

    Date: 03-05-2010

    No Longer Intermarried But Still Chinese

    By Debbie Burton

    Maybe it is not such a bad thing that my Chinese appearance means I can't so easily leave behind the fact that I was previously intermarried.

    Date: 02-22-2010

    Synagogue Stresses Me Out

    By Rachel Baruch Yackley

    It was the congregation where she grew up, but for many reasons it stopped being a place she felt comfortable.

    Date: 02-05-2010

    Surviving and Thriving: Our Interfaith Shul

    By Susan Goldberg

    The plethora of interfaith couples is also a change that, in my opinion, at least, will have to be regarded as a strength for our synagogue and for our community.

    Date: 02-03-2010

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