Ger Toshav - Sources for Contemporary Application: A Proposal for Intermarried and other Allies in our Midst
Professional view supporting the resurrection of the concept of ger toshav--an in-between title that non-Jews who are active and committed Jewishly, yet who do not want to convert, could study and achieve.
Professional advice and readings for interfaith couples’ seders, plus ritual additions like adding an artichoke to your seder plate.
As we read and honor Ruth's journey at Shavuot, we can reflect and honor our own unique paths. Celebrate your marriages, honor the wisdom of your ancestors and give gratitude for your abundance.
Professional view about the central meaning of the Purim story: intermarriage can produce important non-Jewish allies for Jewish communities.
The tough decisions made at two life cycle events, four months apart, as told by the rabbi who officiated at both the wedding and the funeral.
There is a saying in the Talmud that it is because of the merit of the women of the Exodus story that Israel is redeemed from Egypt.
In the Haggadah, the text that guides us through the Passover seder meal and accompanying rituals, we read the phrase, “With a strong hand and an outstretched arm.”
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