What other resources are
available to the intermarried?
InterfaithFamily.com -- webzine devoted to resources
for the intermarried. Includes sections on interfaith
family connections in your area, personal stories, professional
opinions, news, articles, etc.
The Rabbinic Center for Research and Counseling
-- Founded in 1970 to promote research on intermarriage
and to help intermarried couples work through issues
in their relationship, it has gradually evolved into
a mental health facility for the entire gamut of emotional
disorders. A multidisciplinary staff provides individual
and group psychotherapy, as well as marriage, intermarriage
and family therapy.
Conversion to Judaism Resource Center -- The
Center provides information and advice to people who
are considering converting to Judaism and to those who
have converted. www.convert.org
National Jewish Outreach Program -- NJOP reaches
out to unaffiliated Jews by offering them positive,
joyous, Jewish educational opportunities and experiences.
NJOP currently sponsors free "Crash Courses" in Hebrew
Reading and Basic Judaism, Turn Friday Night into Shabbat
programs and Beginners Services, as well as Jewish consciousness
raising advertising campaigns.
Yachad B'Shalom -- YBS provides community to
all Jews, embracing the truest form of Ahavas Yisroel,
the love for our fellow Jews and attempts to identify
not only with others but gain a more insightful appreciation
for ourselves our families and our future.
Interfaith Community -- helps interfaith couples
and families address their spiritual and communal needs,
and offers a safe and neutral space for them to: explore
the role of religion in their lives as individuals and
as a family; learn more about their own traditions and
those of their partner; introduce children to the basic
elements of both Jewish and Christian traditions; celebrate
and honor the meaning of major holidays.
Click on Judaism -- The purpose of Click on
Judaism is to provide doorways into Judaism for Jews
in their 20's and 30's, as well as those considering
Judaism. Our hope is to enable young Jews to explore
the possibilities offered by liberal Judaism through
points of interest and concern to them.
Mixed Blessings - a film by Jennifer Kaplan
-- Website companion to a film that tries to answer
the questions such as: what is the impact and long-term
ramifications of Jewish-Christian interfaith marriage?
How do decisions get made for the children? What are
the joys and frustrations of being in an interfaith
family? Also contains a resources section.
LILITH Magazine -- The independent
Jewish women's magazine contains articles about intermarriage,
Jews by choice, and young adults who identify themselves
as "half Jews," as well as award-winning investigative
reports, news briefs, opinion pieces, new rituals and
celebrations, first-person accounts, contemporary and
historical memoirs, profiles, reviews of books, film
and music, resource listings, fiction and poetry, art
Center for Conversion to Judaism -- introduces Jews
and non-Jews to Jewish life and learning by offering
a variety of programs and courses, to help participants
determine whether Judaism is right for them. The center
also provides a wide range of Jewish religious and cultural
Converting to Judaism -- Rabbi Celso Cukierkorn
offers an online conversion course to anyone who wants
to become Jewish. "A PC and a Web connection bring
the rabbi and converts from as far away as Australia
and New Zealand together for online study and even the