Rabbis at interfaith weddings can have positive effect on Jewish life - www.jewishaz.com: Commentary

Rabbis at interfaith weddings can have positive effect on Jewish life

LEONARD SAXE and FERN CHERTOK | Posted: Wednesday, November 2, 2016 10:00 am

At a summit meeting held last week at the National Museum of American Jewish History, several hundred communal professionals, rabbis, scholars, philanthropists and young intermarried couples gathered to discuss engagement of interfaith families in Jewish life.

There is widespread communal agreement that intermarriage has reshaped the landscape of American Jewish life, but a lack of consensus regarding how best to respond to this development. At the forefront of the controversy has been rabbinic officiation at intermarriage ceremonies.

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