Thank You, InterfaithFamily

This week, InterfaithFamily is celebrating its important work and the leadership provided by InterfaithFamily Founder Ed Case and Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Boston President Barry Shrage in making it possible for more of us to #ChooseLove without needing to decide between love and a Jewish life. Leading up to Thursday’s celebration, I hope you have […]

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Surviving Our First High Holy Days as Brand New Parents

I have always loved Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. They were among the few Jewish holidays I remember celebrating as a child, and I can still picture the Post-It notes my mom would put in the various dishes as she was setting up for Rosh Hashanah dinner to help her remember which kugel would go […]

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Fostering Inclusivity in L.A.: How I Got Here

I am the outlier in my family. The youngest of five, the only musician, the one who loved Sunday school and the only one to marry a Jewish partner. Growing up my mother said she wanted me to marry a “nice Jewish man” so that I could have a “nice Jewish last name”—apparently my maiden […]

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Joining InterfaithFamily/L.A.

After 12 years of working and volunteering in L.A.’s Jewish community, I had stepped away. I’d loved all of the places I’d been: The Jewish Federation, Sinai Temple, with Rabbi Sherre Hirsch, and Temple Beth Israel of Highland Park and Eagle Rock, but something was always slightly off. Not the work, which was rewarding. Not […]

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InterfaithFamily/Los Angeles Launches

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2014 Contact: Liz Polay-Wettengel, National Director of Marketing and Communications e: lizpw@interfaithfamily.com p: 617.581.6869 INTERFAITHFAMILY RECEIVES $250,000 GRANT FROM THE JEWISH COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF LOS ANGELES TO LAUNCH INTERFAITHFAMILY/LOS ANGELES (Newton, MA)—InterfaithFamily is honored to be the recipient of a Cutting Edge Grant from the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles. The […]

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NCIS: Los Angeles’ Daniela Ruah on Interfaith Marriage an

Daniela Ruah from NCIS: Los Angeles speaks with us about her interfaith wedding and being a mom.

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A Welcoming Community No One Can Join

A charismatic rabbi reaches out to unaffiliated Jews in Los Angeles with an innovative, open community.

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Intermarriage Can and Does Work

The personal narrative of a Chinese-American woman about her marriage to a Jewish man and how their successful marriage has lasted forty years.

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Jewish Parent + Christian Parent = Jewish Kids

News article about interfaith families raising their children Jewish in the Los Angeles area.

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L.A.’s Top Morning Newswoman Shares Her Passion for Her Twin Heritage as a Jewish Latina

Profile of Giselle Fernandez, the famous Jewish Latina co-anchor on California?s Channel 5, KTLA who grew up in an interfaith family.

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