Resource Center for Jewish Clergy Welcome to InterfaithFamily’s online resource center for rabbis and cantors. Below you’ll find a range of resources intended to support you in your work with interfaith families. We created some of the resources, but many were created and shared by your colleagues in the field. If you would like to be listed with our clergy referral services or need to change the information we have on file, please fill out our short form. If you’re looking for the results of our survey on rabbis’ officiation practices, you can find it here. Weddings We have several wedding resources for clergy: Get listed with our clergy referral service Sample interfaith wedding ceremonies & more Basics of Jewish Weddings for interfaith couples English readings for interfaith weddings Why this rabbi began officiating at interfaith weddings after 25 years of saying no How to handle requests for incorporating Jesus in a Jewish ceremony Resources for parents of interfaith couples Birth/Adoption Here we have a variety of resources: Pregnancy and bris/brit-bat resources for the general public Advice: When interfaith couples consider adoption Sample ceremony: interfaith welcoming ceremony for baby boy Death & Mourning Read about: Co-officiating a funeral Inclusive Jewish cemetery policies Personal essay from a rabbi B’nai Mitzvah Online and printable b’nai mitzvah resources: A variation on the Torah blessings inclusive of parents of other faiths Sample English reading for relatives of other faiths Video for parents, extended family & friends: “What to expect in a synagogue” Policies/Communications Synagogue policies & best practices including examples from the field: Ritual practices on the bimah Interfaith-friendly Jewish summer camps Recommendations for creating a welcoming website More Resources Resources by rabbis and cantors exemplifying their thinking and creativity (coming soon!): A Mi sheberach style blessing of appreciation for people of other faiths An interfaith-inclusive Shabbat service greeting Appreciating the gifts that people of other backgrounds contribute to the Jewish people Illuminating the findings of the most recent Pew study A Passover seder blessing for people of many backgrounds A Lexicon of High Holy Days Terms for People of all Faiths, from Rabbi Jonathan Kligler For the High Holy Days, we have a new welcoming greeting for Erev Rosh Hashanah services that you are welcome to use!