Gathering Inclusiveness at the Seder Table

At an interfaith seder in memory of a dear friend, Jamie is amazed by the inclusivity of her friends

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Growing Inclusivity

Ed Case’s interfaith news roundup

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InterfaithFamily.com Announces Major New Initiative

InterfaithFamily.com Announces InterfaithFamily/Chicago: A Pilot Initiative to Bring Comprehensive Programming Aimed at Engaging Interfaith Families Jewishly to Local Communities

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Finding Co-Officiants: A Multi-Step Process

Our first hurdle in planning an interfaith wedding (other than the insanity of touring and booking a venue) was finding an officiant and creating a ceremony that reflected both of us

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Leaving Your Work Baby to Have a Real Baby

One of the most difficult aspects of pregnancy for me—especially right now in week 36—is the prospect of leaving my other baby: InterfaithFamily. It’s only temporary, I know, but the idea of dropping everything for several weeks has required more than a bit of office nesting (is that a thing?) over the last several months. […]

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Ugandans Nurture Jewish Identity at my Son’s Camp

Last week my family hosted some of the international staff from my son’s Jewish camp before they went to camp for training. We have done this for the past four summers and it’s been a wonderful experience. Most of the staffers are Israeli, and we have built lasting relationships with them, giving us the opportunity […]

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Start by Dropping the ‘Non-Jew’

This article was cross-posted on HuffingtonPost.com. As the editorial director at an organization that works toward the inclusion of interfaith couples and families in Jewish life, I read and hear a lot of commentary on the future of Judaism and how interfaith families fit into it. Over and over I hear or read Jewish professionals […]

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Leaders By Choice

There is a fascinating new issue of Sh’ma just out on the topic “leaders by choice.” InterfaithFamily’s Board Chair Mamie Kanfer Stewart, in No Conversion Required, writes: [W]e have an opportunity to reframe the question, “Who is a Jew?” into “Who is part of the Jewish community?” Rather than focusing on Jewish status, we can […]

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The History–and Future–of InterfaithFamily.com

A history of InterfaithFamily.com, from its start as an online magazine in 1998 to its development into a politically active, growing non-profit in 2007, on the occasion of the magazine’s 200th issue.

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Mid-2014 Update

A mid-year update on InterfaithFamily’s activity during the first half of 2014.

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