Category Archives: inter marriages

Sex can make your live a healthier life

As a wedding officiant, I counsel the couples to live a happier life by preparing them to anticipate and mitigating conflicts and nurturing goodwill. More importantly, learning to accept and respect the otherness of the other instead of fighting a life-time to change the other. I came across this article, “Sex can make you live

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Interfaith marriages can require big compromises

Individuals marry each other, not their faiths. Each faith is beautiful and is about creating harmony and building cohesive societies. Interfaith couples must be applauded for they come together with their given differences.  I am pleased to have officiated several interfaith weddings and have written quite extensively giving full value to the words of Universal

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Christmasukah

Conservative synagogue members discuss their approach to interfaith challenges Though she was on the panel, Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim (TBEMC) Rabbi Rachel Schwartz said little. It was mainly left to the several other panelists, who represented a diverse spectrum of families, to discuss the challenges surrounding the observances of Christmas and Chanukah — a quandary

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Can a Muslim woman marry a non-Muslim? 6000 Words

2/7/17 7:45 PM – it is a 6000 words article.  The issue is similar with Orthodox Jews and this article can be solutions to Jews as well as Muslims. Same reasons existed for the prohibition. Mike Ghouse ABSTRACT Can a Muslim Woman Marry a Non-Muslim Man The scope of this article is limited to Interfaith

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Muslim Women Can Marry Outside The Faith

  By Professor Junaid Jahangir He created for you mates to find tranquillity in them; and He placed between you affection and mercy ~ 30:21 Last month, CBC reported the news of an interfaith couple, Shaaz, a Muslim woman, and Jarred, a Jewish man, who live in Airdrie, Alberta. While they found a Cantor, they

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Can a Muslim Woman Marry a Non-Muslim Man

The full article is in my book, The “American Muslim Agenda – Muslims building a cohesive America.” available on kindle and Amazon. Two more books are on the horizon – Pluralism in America and Standing up for others. By Dr. Mike Mohamed Ghouse The sole intent of this essay is to shape and preserve the

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Minister’s son marries in Mass Wedding Ceremony, Malegaon sets social example

Malegaon: Started as a noble cause and an appreciable initiative to bring smile on the faces of poor and marginalized, mass marriages and wedding ceremonies, though a norm across the globe, are mostly organized nowadays as an event to garner political mileage and publicity. Worst, at some of such events, couples are subjected to humiliation

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Interfaith Marriage and Jewish Customs: Doing Away With Something Inconvenient

Courtesy Algemeiner Seymour Rosenbloom is a Conservative rabbi who gave 36 years of distinguished service to Congregation Adath Jeshurun in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1972, and we must assume he studied under both Professors Saul Lieberman and Abraham Joshua Heschel. I mention this only because I had wondered how

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Interfaith Marriage in Mandya, Msyuru, India

Congratulations to the people of Mandya, Mysuru, India. The pluralistic ethos of India is to be admired, they all say live and let live. However, there are always a few who make it their business to meddle in other people’s life. why should it matter to me what you eat, drink, wear or believe?  Of course,

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How we handle disagreements in our marriages makes all the difference

The ultimate goal in the marriage is happiness and peace for both, and if they have to fight, assert and compromise to get there, it is a part of it and must be appreciated. Mike GhouseTheGhouseDiary.comwww.InterfaithMarriages.org # # # Courtesy : Newton CitizenBy Hal BradyWhenever I do pre-marital counseling, I usually include the following: role expectations and

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