Adventures in Gay Interfaith Marriage

Personal narrative about how religion came between an interfaith couple’s marriage.

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When the Families Meet

Personal narrative from a Chilean-American from Queens who dated–and married–a Jewish man from suburban New Jersey.

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Late Marriage A Review

Review of Late Marriage, a film by Dover Kosashvili, which explores relationships between men and women, parents and children, and Georgian and Algerian Jews in Israel.

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A Mother’s Feelings on Intermarriage

Personal narrative excerpt from a Jewish woman’s diary about her feelings of betrayal and upset when two of her children intermarried, and the process she went through to accept the intermarriages. 

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An Email Conversation between Father and Daughter

An e-mail an intermarried woman sent to her father, who was concerned about how her kids could have a strong Jewish identity if their father didn’t convert to Judaism.

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You Don’t Need a Rabbi to Have a Jewish Wedding

Professional view article discussing how difficult it is to find a rabbi to perform an intermarriage, and why, and then offers alternatives, such as a judge or justice of the peace, or alternatively, having a friend be deputized for the

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Not Your Typical Jewish Mother A Review of Thunder in Guyana

Review of Thunder in Guyana, a documentary about the life of Janet Roberts Jagan, a white Jewish woman married to a Guyanese man, and who was elected president of Guyana.

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I Have to Admit, I’m Glad We Had Girls

Personal narrative from an intermarried Presbyterian man who introduced his extended family to Judaism through his girls’ baby-naming ceremonies.

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Challenges for an Interfaith Grandmother

Personal narrative from a Jewish grandma who was nonobservant but wants her intermarried daughter to have her kids bar mitzvahed.

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It Can’t Happen Here

The daughter and grandaughter of rabbis, she never thought she would fall in love with someone who wasn’t Jewish–but she did.

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