December 11, 2016, Washington, DC — The 3rd Annual Summit of Rabbis and Imams was held today at Tifereth Israel Congregation in Washington, DC. The theme of the summit was standing up for each other and building enduring relationships to contribute towards the cohesiveness of America, an America where no one has to live in
(JTA) — Newsflash: “A rabbi under the huppah may boost Jewish engagement in intermarried homes,” according to a study released this past month by the Brandeis University Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies. That’s welcome new data but no news for us, two New York-area rabbis trained at the Jewish Theological Seminary who have each made personal
There is a rapid rate of intermarriage among people of different faiths in the United States. Estimates are that 50 percent of Jewish men and womenintermarry. Several articles about the Catholic Church have pointed out that many young people have left the Church and have intermarried. These facts are indicative of the high degree of
The fall session of Jewish Marriage University – a course for married, engaged and serious couples hosted by the Bureau of Jewish Education – will be held 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 11 and 25, with an additional class for interfaith couples 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21.