intermarriage

Intermarriage and the American Jewish Community

Once taboo, "marrying out" is now commonplace and — outside Orthodoxy — widely accepted.

How To Make Your Wedding Inclusive

10 tips for making families, friends and guests of all backgrounds feel comfortable and welcome on your big day.

How to Make Your Passover Seder Inclusive

Tips for making your non-Jewish guests and family members feel welcome and comfortable.

Which Jewish clergy will officiate at interfaith weddings?

Some Jewish clergy perform intermarriages, but not all do.

Hanukkah Gift Ideas for Newcomers to Judaism

Suggestions for the Jew-by-choice or the person who recently married into the Jewish community.

Who Is a Jew: Matrilineal Descent

Why is Judaism traditionally passed down through the mother?

The Levy-Franks Family

The Levy-Franks family struggled with the ever-present challenge of maining a strong Jewish identity in a secular society.

National Jewish Population Survey: 1990

Fifty-two percent intermarriage rate shocks community.

Why I Don’t Officiate at Intermarriages

Effective counseling of intermarried couples makes the difference for the Jewish future--not officiating at their weddings.

Heroic or Sinful?

Zealous acts are not always heroic.