interfaith

Bishop Manuel Linda and Porto Jewish Community President Diaz Ben Zion embrace at an interfaith even
Porto's Jews and Catholics join forces for unique interfaith event

The 'Global Project in the Fields of Culture and Religion' presents an opportunity for both communities to reach out in charity and mutual understanding.

Journalist Cokie Roberts, who wrote about her interfaith marriage, dies

Roberts died Tuesday in Washington, D.C., at 75 from complications of breast cancer, the family said in a statement.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
17/09/2019
Illustrative photo of marriage rings
Supporting intermarriage is a failed strategy

Peretz: the rise of intermarriage in the US is a spiritual holocaust

By DAVID ELIEZRIE
15/07/2019
Israel's Education minister Rafi Peretz
Rafi Peretz slammed for comparing intermarriage to 'second Holocaust'

Peretz’s comments “are a reflection of a flawed religious outlook and contempt for the Holocaust,” says Rabbi Avi Novis-Deutch, dean of Schechter Rabbinical Seminary.

Purim celebrations.
Jewish, Muslim students prepare Purim gift packages

The initiative was part of an interfaith dialogue course at Bar-Ilan University.

wedding rings
Marriage in protest: Three weddings make a statement to Rabbinate

Same-sex couple says they will marry in DC because no recognizable entity in Israel will acknowledge their marriage

Moshe Lion receives gravel and key to Jerusalem, 2018.
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion holds coexistence event

"Jerusalem is a beautiful mosaic of different religions, communities, cultures and communities," said Lion.

Actor Tzachi Halevy and TV anchor Lucy Aharish at their wedding, October 10, 2018
An Israeli celebrity wedding exposes difficulties for Arab-Jewish couples

Israel does not recognize interfaith weddings performed in the country, so Jewish-Muslim and Jewish-Christian couples, and others, have to go abroad to be officially married.

By BEN SALES/JTA
30/11/2018
News anchor Lucy Aharish [L] and Actor Tzahi Halevi [R]
Private lives, public debate: Tzachi Halevy and Lucy Aharish's marriage

Politicians who care about intermarriage should focus on a lot more than the choices of two individuals

13/10/2018
AN INTERFAITH family light a hanukkia in their home in Florida – alongside their Christmas tree
Forging Jewish identity

A multi-year study shows how family involvement – separate from education – impacts Jewish development

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