Interfaith Families

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More Dual-Faith Families ‘Doing Both’

In a new book, Susan Katz Miller argues that raising kids with knowledge of Judaism and Christianity is good not just for interfaith families, but...
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New Book Examines Why Jews Intermarry

Why have Jews had the highest rate of intermarriage in the United States over the past half century? A new book suggests some answers.    NEW...
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At Pesach, the Roles Played by Families

The situation is tricky. An interfaith couple, soon to have their first child, have worked out all the details about how they'll raise the...
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Religion Panel Seeks Fresh Inroads Into Comprehending the ‘Other’

It's a truism that countless wars have been fought over religion. But still, it has always troubled thinkers and the faithful that something by...
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Interfaithways — Helping Interfaith Families to Make Jewish Connections

Gari Julius Weilbacher is personally and professionally committed to fulfilling the mitzvah of hachnassat orchim (welcoming guests) to the Jewish community. The managing director...
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Intermarriage: No Laughing Matter

It doesn't happen often that a pop-cultural milestone like the 20th anniversary of "The Simpsons" dovetails with the release of a new Jewish demographic...
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‘Emergent’ Trend: Folks Find a Home, Unconventionally

Laurie Adelman Smith had searched for years for the right place to give her three children a Jewish education. The 47-year-old fitness instructor, who'd...
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Interfaith Grandparents: On ‘Thin Ice’

Randee Tecklin attended each of the christening ceremonies for her three grandchildren and has since watched as they've celebrated Christmas and Easter year in...
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Finding the Path to Inclusion for Intermarrieds

Just a few months ago, InterFaithways seemed like the next big thing. The one outlet in the region devoted exclusively to helping interfaith families...
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Finding Their Way

While intermarried couples still face obstacles when it comes to finding their place in the Jewish community, the merger of a local and national...