Intermarriage and the American Jewish Community
Once taboo, "marrying out" is now commonplace and — outside Orthodoxy — widely accepted.
Which Jewish clergy will officiate at interfaith weddings?
Some Jewish clergy perform intermarriages, but not all do.
Why I Don’t Officiate at Intermarriages
Effective counseling of intermarried couples makes the difference for the Jewish future--not officiating at their weddings.
Why I Do Officiate at Intermarriages
It's important for the non-Jewish spouse to support the Jewish partner's religious identity, live in a Jewish home, and bring up Jewish children.