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What Do We Do About Jesus at a Jewish Wedding?

What do we do about Jesus at a Jewish wedding?

Strom Gutter wedding

After 25 Years of No, Now I Say Yes

After 25 years of no, now I say yes

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Professional Development with InterfaithFamily

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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


Finding Your Officiant

One of the first decisions a couple has to make in planning for their wedding ceremony is who will officiate.  When planning a Jewish wedding incorporating multiple faith backgrounds, you have a number of options as to who can be your officiant. You may choose to have solely Jewish clergy (a rabbi or cantor—for the […]

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Communication: Talking to Your Partner and Your Families

When planning a wedding, communication is key.  You’ll be communicating with one or more of the following: clergy or other officiant, a wedding planner, florist, caterer, DJ or band, relatives and many others.  But most importantly, you have to communicate with your partner.


More Shifting Ground

This post originally appeared on and is reprinted with permission. It’s been busy the past two weeks. As Shmuel Rosner just pointed out, since his original article a month ago, “The volume of writing on Jewish interfaith marriage in America is high.” Rosner had said that in the absence of definitive studies or any consensus, the debate […]


What Do I Do?

Hi, I’m Rabbi Jillian Cameron, the director of InterfaithFamily/Boston. While many people have at least some idea of what a rabbi in a synagogue does, my work might seem a bit more mysterious; I thought I’d provide some clarity, in case what I do could coincide with your work or your life. InterfaithFamily is a national organization […]


Tips from a Newlywed: Planning Your Two-Faith Wedding

A Christian bride offers tips for couples planning Jewish interfaith weddings


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 […]