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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How I Came to Embrace My Important Role in Judaism

Why my role as a Japanese American convert to Judaism is invaluable

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How Two Faiths Collide

When my daughters question how Jewish or how Catholic they are, I can only hope that they meet a Spencer

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The First Hero

When I read Ruth’s story I think about how grateful I am for my dad and his commitment to my Jewish life and education

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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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How We Found the Right Synagogue for Us

How one family decided which synagogue to join and send their daughter to religious school

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Quincineara Barbie

It’s been two weeks of vacation for my family in upstate New York. Nothing but fun, sun, relaxing walks by the lake, fishing and Quinceañera Barbie. Wait…what!? Here’s how Quinceañera Barbie came into my life. My daughter Helen Rose is American, Mexican, Jewish and Catholic. The question from my Jewish-American side of the family is […]

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Profile of Alicia Silverstone–Daughter of Scottish Mom and Jewish Dad

Profile of Jewish actress Alicia Silverstone, the daughter of a Jewish father and Jew-by-choice mother, and who starred in Clueless and her newest film, Love’s Labor’s Lost.

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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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Our Gay, Interfaith Family’s Surprising Synagogue-Shopping Experience

By Liat Katz “A Y A M,” She writes. “Um, Maya, I think you wrote your name backwards,” I respond. “Nope, it’s just in Hebrew,” the 6-year-old says. Maya is learning to read and write in English, while also learning Hebrew at our synagogue’s Sunday school. That makes it confusing. And she’s left-handed too, which […]

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