Interfaith

Youth Poet-Laureate Embraces Creole and Jewish Heritage

Poetry is power for Jewish biracial teen activist.

Why This Rabbi No Longer Says “No” To Interfaith Weddings

Over the course of more than 18 years in the rabbinate, there has been one question that I was asked ...

An Interfaith Ambassador… Even At The Pediatrician’s Office

Around Thanksgiving, my baby girl had the first continuous cough we had ever experienced (thanks, daycare!) and, just to be ...

Is Interfaith Marriage Good for the Jews?

Interfaith marriage is in the Jewish news again — just like it was in 500 BCE, as Jews returned from ...

A Rabbi’s Christmas Message

With the flurry of discussion about how Jewish and interfaith families are handling the confluence of Hanukkah and Christmas this ...

An Interdenominational December: Family Traditions Old and New

  Each of us has our unique rituals and family traditions at this time of year. In this piece, Kate ...

Sisterhood in the Pursuit of Peace

I belong to a grassroots organization that brings Muslim & Jewish women together in private spaces and allows us to ...

Why I’m Not Afraid of Natalie Portman’s Christmas Tree

Jewish actress Natalie Portman announced to Jimmy Fallon that she is going to have a Christmas tree for the first ...

Seeking Human Kindness

This has been a momentous time – and while I believe in the absolute separation of church and state, I ...

Who is this Shmelf the Hanukkah Elf?

It’s not even Rosh Hashanah, and some people are already talking about Hanukkah! There’s a new children’s book: Shmelf the ...

Interfaith or Multicultural? Words Matter at a Wedding

Young statisticians in love. Can you imagine their wedding? If you do, please don’t imagine anything stuffy or stilted. Because ...

Tu B’Av and Saying YES to love

Dear Rabbi, I’m getting married! And I’m wondering if you’ll officiate. The wedding will be before sunset on Saturday and, ...