Jewish Clergy Referral Service

What is the Jewish Clergy Referral Service? We can connect you to interfaith-friendly rabbis or cantors for your upcoming wedding, baby naming or other lifecycle event. Our service is free and easy to use! We are the premiere clergy referral service serving interfaith couples and families. Over 20,000 matches made. That’s a lot! How does […]

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BarBat Mitzvah Ideas and Primer for Interfaith Families

A comprehensive guide to bar mitzvahs and bat mitzvahs for interfaith families, with explanations and sample rituals.

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Jewish Greetings Cheat Sheet

Are you afraid to open your mouth in Jewish settings because you don’t know what to say? We can help!

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Why I Am a Unitarian

Personal narrative from a Jewish-Protestant interfaith couple who wanted to raise their children with some religion, and found the only reasonable compromise in the Unitarian church

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Advice for Assimilated Family Reunions

By Dr. Ruth Nemzoff Q: I am having a family reunion. Half of the youngest generation has married people of other backgrounds. How can I use this opportunity to educate the Jewish members of my family about their heritage? And also to help those who do not currently identify as Jewish to understand how important […]

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Life Cycle Ceremonies

Info on Jewish and interfaith life cycle ceremonies: bris, bar mitzvah, bat mitzvah, weddings, funerals, etc.

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The Flip-Side: Positive News About Interfaith Marriage

This post originally appeared on www.edumundcase.com and is reprinted with permission. Alongside the negative comment about officiation in the Conservative world, there has been some positive commentary and news about officiation and interfaith marriage. Leave it to Rabbi Keara Stein, director of InterfaithFamily/Los Angeles, to provide a much-needed perspective on how rabbis asked to officiate are actually helping interfaith couples. […]

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How My Non-Jewish Father Embraced My Interfaith Family’s Bar Mitzvah

A personal narrative from a non-Jewish mom discussing her child?s bar mitzvah: how they created an informational booklet, how she felt about the ceremony, and her father?s enthusiastic response to the event.

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Leading the Way Through Unfamiliar Terrain: The Bar Mitzvah Year

Personal narrative from?a Jew-by-choice who shares her advice from a stressful year of planning her son?s bar mitzvah.

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The Religious Identity of an Interfaith Home is a Journey, Not a Destination

Up until recently, I thought the hardest part of navigating life as an interfaith family was determining the religious identity of the home. After all, that’s where 99.9 percent of the angst within the Jewish community lies and therefore, almost 100 percent of the community’s engagement efforts are focused. The idea that many in the […]

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