Author: Stuart Dauermann, PhD

Andrea King, If I’m Jewish and You’re Christian, What Are the Kids? [New York: UAHC Press], 1993. This is an excellent book for gaining an overview of some of the issues and challenges inherent in interfaith marriages and the additional problems interfaith couples create for themselves and for their children when they practice avoidance or […]

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The story of Moses, his wife Tzipporah, and their family situation outlines the dynamics and challenges of many interfaith relationships.  It is fascinating to see the intermarriage stresses that surfaced in Moses’ life and how they compare to issues we confront today. Moses and Tzipporah came from two different religious backgrounds, Moses, Jewish of course, […]

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Photo by Jean Viele

In a  Jerusalem Post article, Harold Berman discussed how the Jewish community increasingly is viewing intermarriage as a reality with which it must come to terms. While at one time the posture of the community was to absolutely forbid intermarriage, and later, to stigmatize intermarriage and to restrict the communal status and participation of even […]

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To understand what we do at Interfaithfulness, it helps to break our name into three interlocking parts: Interfaith, exploring the synergy between Judaism and Christianity; Faithful, exploring partnership between Jews and Christians; and Fullness, exploring the relationship between God’s tomorrow and our today.  Let’s unpack that a bit. Interfaith – We offer new perspectives on […]

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