Kristin reading from the Torah

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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Philadelphia Couples

Events and activities focused on interfaith couples in the greater Philadelphia area

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Becky & Femi

The C Word

Becky isn’t expecting her fiance’s response to her Christmas tree opposition

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A group of old stadium seats with an awning in the background.

Managing a Mixed Marriage of Red Sox and Yankee Fans

A woman in an interfaith marriage meets a woman from a different kind of mixed marriage: a Red Sox fan married to a Yankees fan

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We Chose Love with a Full Moon Ritual

By Kelly Banker The moon has recently become new, and therefore our Jewish calendar has just transitioned to the month of Av, one of my favorite months of the year. Av is a time to celebrate love and to recognize destruction in our histories and in our world. I appreciate this duality, the way that […]

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Three Terms I Hope Not to Hear in the New Year

As the new year approaches, I’ve been thinking back over the past year—particularly about certain terms I’ve heard used in 2014 that bother me. Following are three terms I hope to hear less of in 2015. NON-JEW: While “non-Jew” is an easy short-hand term and it’s clear what it means, this term can be offensive. […]

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Planning for Passover as an Interfaith Couple

Five tips for planning and preparing for Passover as an interfaith couple.

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Interfaith Choices: Till Death Do Us Part

The tough decisions made at two life cycle events, four months apart, as told by the rabbi who officiated at both the wedding and the funeral.

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God Loves Love: Why I Officiate and Co-Officiate at Interfaith Marriages

Professional View of rabbi who believes it is important to have Judaism in a couple’s life at their time of marriage, and that a rabbi’s officiating at their wedding is the best way to link them to Judaism.

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My Wife is an Actress–a French Film about Insecurity and Circumcision

Review of a film about two intermarried couples, one of whom fights over whether or not their baby son will be circumcised.

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