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Be Part of Our Jewish Clergy Referral List

What is the Jewish Clergy Referral Service?  We are the premiere clergy referral service serving interfaith couples and families. Over 20,000 matches made. That’s a lot!  If you are a rabbi or cantor who officiates lifecycle events for interfaith couples and families, get listed with our Jewish Clergy Referral Service.  How does it work? We […]

Rabbi Marc Rubenstein officiates a wedding

Rabbi Marc’s Top 5 Tips for Engaged Interfaith Couples

Top 5 tips for engaged couples. This rabbi’s seen it all


Insider Tips from a Master Wedding Planner

By Lynda Barness You are now engaged! NOW WHAT? Here are five things to consider before jumping in, from a Master Wedding Planner: 1. Breathe. I’m not kidding! Take some time to enjoy your engagement—and each other. And your families. And your friends. 2. Get to work. When you are ready to start working (and yes, […]


Who Will Marry Us?

You have chosen the date, the place, the guest list. But who will officiate at your ceremony? A family member? Friend? Clergy person? Justice of the peace? A celebrant? Asking friends or relatives to officiate at wedding ceremonies is a relatively recent phenomenon with numbers rising in just the last decade with the advent of […]


Why I Co-Officiate Interfaith Marriages

By Laura Baum The most popular days to get engaged are Christmas (and I assume Hanukkah!), New Year’s Eve, and Valentine’s Day. That means this time of year is one when rabbis like me get lots of phone calls to officiate at upcoming wedding ceremonies. One of my favorite parts of my rabbinate is officiating […]