Irving Berlin, Ellin McKay and White Christmas

Irving Berlin, Ellin McKay and White Christmas

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Bronfman: Children of Intermarriage Are Also Jews

Reprinted news article about Edgar Bronfman’s statement  that stigmatizing the intermarried is “racist,” and that interfaith families are key to a thriving Jewish future. 

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Om-Shalomers Come of Age: Children of Jewish and Hindu Parents Are Emerging as a New Cultural Subset

A news article about the growing number of Jewish-Hindu intermarriages and the “HinJew” children that such relationships produce.

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Love Despite Opposition: An Italian Jew and Pakistani Muslim

Personal narrative by an interfaith Italian Jewish-Pakastani Muslim couple who are determined to

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A Letter to My Congregants

A congregational rabbi shared his letter to his congregation explaining his change in position on officiating at interfaith marriages.

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Can It Be Done? New Book Shows How Intermarriage Can Work

Review of Inside Intermarriage by Jim Keen, a longtime columnist for InterfaithFamily.com who writes about his experience as a Protestant man raising Jewish children with his Jewish wife.

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My Wife’s a Rabbi, My Mom’s a Minister and I’m OK

Personal narrative from the son of a Jewish dad and a Christian minister mom who was raised with both religions but eventually chose Judaism.

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And A Child Shall Nag Them Into It

The only one who can explain to my son what it means to be the child of a Soviet-born Jewish writer and a Harlem-raised African-American engineer the way that I want it explained, is me.

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Our Wedding: A Personalized Jewish-Catholic Interfaith Ceremony

A personal narrative from a Catholic woman who planned an interfaith wedding ceremony that integrated aspects of her background, such as the vows, and her Jewish husband?s heritage, such as the ring ceremony.

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Courage and Innovation: And at 80, Rabbi Harold Schulweis Plans to Keep Going

Reprinted profile of Rabbi Harold Schulweis, a religious innovator in “ethical behavior in modern Jewish life” who was the pulpit rabbi at Valley Beth Shalom for 35 years, including Q & A and quotations about him.

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