In 21st century America, it’s easier, all things equal, for a (secular) Jew to marry out than in.
In Israel, the religious rabbinate imposes strict guidelines on who can and cannot get married. These 48 Israeli couples who were barred from marriage decided to take a different route.
The Rebbetzin counsels a person who wonders if they will be “chinking the chain” by marrying a non-Jew.
No Jewish visitor to Ukraine’s National Art Museum can pass this painting without stopping to look:
A wave of departures has nearly wiped out the full-time staff a Jewish nonprofit that is a leading voice promoting outreach to intermarried families.
LONDON (JTA) — Intermarriage among British Jews in 2011 stood at 26 percent, or roughly half the rate documented among American Jews, according to a new demographic study. The report published Tuesday by the London-based Institute for Jewish Policy Research is based on data from the National Jewish Community Survey and the 2001 and 2011 national…
Twenty Reconstructionist rabbis at the center of a debate over whether spiritual leaders should be allowed to marry outside the Jewish faith have formed a new association to “affirm a serious commitment to traditional Jewish thought and practice.”
“It’s not that I wouldn’t be welcoming if he married a Jewish girl, it’s just that the Catholic girl he’s seeing really gets him, you know? And that’s certainly more important to me than thousands of years of cultural continuity.”
A Florida synagogue has voted to leave the Reconstructionism over the movement’s decision to allow rabbis to marry outside the Jewish faith.
Reconstructionists made history by accepting rabbis with non-Jewish partners. But not everyone is happy about the policy change — and members of one Florida synagogue want to quit the movement if it isn’t rolled back.