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Synagogues and the Jewish Community

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    Non-Jews As Officers in Reform Temples: A Live Issue

    By Debra Rubin

    After some discussion, a Reform temple in New Jersey decided that they should not have non-Jews as officers. What do you think they should have done?

    Date: 06-12-2009

    A Welcoming Community No One Can Join

    By Rachel Freedenberg

    A charismatic rabbi reaches out to unaffiliated Jews in Los Angeles with an innovative, open community.

    Date: 05-15-2009

    Generations Apart On Intermarriage

    By Julie Wiener

    The death of former Guyanan president Janet Jagan prompted thoughts about the generational differences in the experiences of Jewish women in interfaith marriages.

    Date: 05-14-2009

    The Human Face of Intermarriage: A Rabbi's Pastoral Reflections

    By Rabbi Nadia Siritsky

    A Reform Rabbi has hope for the future of Judaism thanks to interfaith couples' commitment to try to incorporate Judaism in their wedding ceremony

    Date: 05-11-2009

    A House of Prayer for ALL People

    By Rabbi Jacques Cukierkorn

    Being deeply committed to officiating at interfaith ceremonies, and standing in solidarity with a couple throughout the process of their wedding, as well as the ongoing journey that follows, opens the door for a life long relationship.

    Date: 05-01-2009

    In the Mix: Gentile Women And The S Word

    By Julie Wiener

    The author thought that the term shiksa had fallen into disuse, but it's still around.

    Date: 04-16-2009

    Italian-Americans Seek to Discover Jewish Roots

    By Robert Wiener

    Italian-Americans learned about their Jewish heritage at a conference sponsored by the Italian Cultural Center of Calabria.

    Date: 03-27-2009

    Birth of A Jewish Matriarch

    By Keren R. McGinity

    An excerpt from a multi-generational study of Jewish women who intermarried in the United States.

    Date: 03-13-2009

    Jewish Outreach In Lean Times

    By Julie Wiener

    There is a lot more talk against outreach to interfaith families in bad economic times.

    Date: 02-26-2009

    The Unofficial Member

    By Debbie Burton

    She was stunned to discover that the Jewish community that welcomed her warmly did not consider her a member.

    Date: 11-24-2008

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