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From lifecycle events to the everyday journey of being in an interfaith family, we can help you explore Judaism in the way that works best for you and your family.

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Attn: Rachael Martin
Los Angeles, CA
Tel:(213)973-4072


Upcoming events

PJ Library Hikes LA!

July 29, 1:45PM

Join PJ Library Hikes for one of many fun family hikes around Los Angeles. Our hike will explore the beauty and wilds of Temescal Canyon Park. A typical hike is a mile, so bring a bottle of water, sunblock, hat, and wear shoes that are suitable for hiking. We meet in the front parking lot […]

Elul Encounter: Entering the High Holy Days

August 12, 9:30AM

Enter the High Holy Days with an open heart & expanded mind with a spirit-centered shofar blowing morning prayer service in honor of the new month of Elul. Email strumark@earthlink.net

Elul Encounter: Entering the High Holy Days

August 15, 6:00PM

Enter the High Holy Days with an open heart & expanded mind. This series will continue with 4 evening sessions (see below) with teachings, dialogue and spiritual exercises based on the Four Worlds paradigm that underlies Jewish mysticism designed to guide one’s soul and consciousness towards deeper participation in the sacred time from Rosh Hashanah […]

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Couples are marrying with or without us. Let’s help.

The debate in Jewish communities about interfaith marriage is heating up. Rabbis and Jewish professionals are arguing both sides and predicting the future of Judaism based on whether or not they will officiate at interfaith marriages. I’ve seen articles that talk about “caving on intermarriage” and “coming to terms with it” and “addressing the problem.” […]

How to Find a Wedding Officiant Who’s the Right Fit for You

Finding a wedding officiant that is a right fit is an important part of planning that special day. The following are brief descriptions of wedding ceremonies of interfaith couples I know (all names have been changed) who were married in recent months: Matthew and Stacie were married by a rabbi* in a ceremony that was very […]

1 Family, 4 New Year Celebrations, 0 Resolutions

Until this year, it never even occurred to me that four celebrations to observe one phenomenon—the passage of time—could be considered, well, a lot. And it’s kind of confusing to boot, especially for my 5-year-old, whose birthday just happens to fall on January 1st.


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Need information to help plan for an interfaith wedding? Interfaith marriages bring up many complicated issues, but you’ve come to the right place to find answers. Visit InterfaithFamily’s wedding resource page.

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