Jodi Bromberg CEO of IFF on Boston's Jewish Perspective TV show

IFF CEO Jodi Bromberg Talks Interfaith Families on TV

Our CEO Jodi Bromberg talks about interfaith family life on the March 11 episode of Boston’s Jewish Perspective TV show

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Rabbi Jillian at age 6

It’s Not My Face that Makes Me Jewish

Rabbi Jillian weighs in on not “looking Jewish”

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Hanukkah and Christmas

Revisiting the December Holidays

Founder Ed Case revisits the best of 2017’s December holiday essays

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Promukkah IFF Staff with Partners

Promukkah: A Prom Themed Hannukah Party

The social event of the year was InterfaithFamily/Atlanta’s SECOND annual Promukkah: Prom-themed Hannukah party in their Ponce City Market office

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Growing Inclusivity

This post originally appeared on www.edumundcase.com and is reprinted with permission. The interfaith marriage news since the High Holidays has continued to be positive for the most part. I was especially pleased to read Rabbi Micah Streiffer’s Yom Kippur sermon announcing that he was going to start officiating at weddings for interfaith couples. I say “especially” because Rabbi Streiffer […]

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What Moved Me in the New Year

I hope your Jewish holidays this year were good. Despite all of the bad news in the world, my holidays were excellent. They ended with the first grade consecration of my oldest grandchild on erev Simchat Torah at Temple Sinai in Brookline, Massachusetts. The rabbi had all of the children present at the service sit […]

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Is the Jewish Community a Mean Girl?

“The organized Jewish community is nothing more than the mean girls from high school.” What?! I think I literally stopped breathing for a moment. Could it be true? I knew this lovely person across from me believed what she was saying. So I wondered, “Could this community that brings me so much joy and comfort […]

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Positive Outlooks Greet the New Year

This post originally appeared on www.edumundcase.com and is reprinted with permission. The discussion about Conservative rabbis officiating for interfaith couples has quieted, other than a terrible piece by one of the Cohen Center’s own researchers, that I blogged about separately. I’d rather focus on the positive responses to intermarriage as the High Holidays approach, and fortunately […]

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Objective Social Science?

This post originally appeared on www.edumundcase.com and is reprinted with permission. Michelle Shain, a researcher at the Cohen Center at Brandeis, has written a very damaging article about the Cohen Center’s game-changing study, Under the Chuppah: Rabbinic Officiation and Intermarriage, about which I’ve said, “The many rabbis who don’t officiate at weddings of interfaith couples because they think […]

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Chicago, My Home

My name is Rabbi Reni Dickman, and I am very excited to be the new IFF/Chicago director. In the past month, I have already met incredibly thoughtful people. I have also begun to expand my knowledge of the Chicago Jewish Community. I am very proud of this community. I grew up here and I am […]

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