How to Make Halloween Holy

A holiday that overturns the social order may be a great opportunity to build community and teach children to trust themselves.

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An Interview with Filmmaker Edward Zwick

Zwick discusses his relationship to Jewish identity in his parenting and in filmmaking.

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Out With the New, In With the New

Review of New American Judaism, Rabbi Arthur Blecher’s manifesto criticizing the current model of Judaism–and arguing for a new one to take its place.

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a Mix

A new movie features a strongly Jewish female protagonist falling in love with a very cool boy who isn’t Jewish.

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Permanent Adolescence: Interfaith Marriage in Two Lovers

I have rarely seen a film get so many subtle Jewish cultural details just right: the pot roast at dinner, the goofy candle-lighting at a bar mitzvah reception, even the smell of mothballs in Leonard’s parents’ apartment.

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The Unheralded Heroes of the Holocaust

Our reviewer finds pleasure in Defiance, a film based on the true story of Jews who resisted the Nazis, in spite of its limitations.

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The Zohan Cometh

The latest Adam Sandler movie features an interfaith relationship and jokes that are actually funny.

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Fit to Print?

News article on Jewish newspapers’ policies on publishing interfaith wedding announcements.

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Latest Surveys Are Responsible for Good News, not Bad

Op-ed arguing that several recent studies show that intermarriage is an opportunity for, not a threat to, Jewish population growth.

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The History–and Future–of InterfaithFamily.com

A history of InterfaithFamily.com, from its start as an online magazine in 1998 to its development into a politically active, growing non-profit in 2007, on the occasion of the magazine’s 200th issue.

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