Rabbi Joseph A. Edelheit is an Emeritus Professor of Religious and Jewish Studies at St. Cloud State University. He is currently writing and volunteering in small communities in Brazil where there are no Progressive rabbis.
Joseph A. Edelheit
By Joseph A. Edelheit
Of Course Non-Jews Don’t Understand Jewish Views On Intermarriage — Neither Do We.
While Carey Purcell’s recent personal op-ed about her failed attempts at interfaith dating had poor timing, there is nothing in her statement that I have not heard, witnessed or experienced after nearly 45 years as a Reform rabbi. The shock, rage and concern that the piece was anti-Semitic was, in my view, misplaced. The woman…
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