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Interfaith Education

A Rabbi Walks Into an Evangelical Church

Rabbi Evan Moffic | Posted 06.17.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Evan Moffic

Many Jews have stereotypical views of Evangelicals. These stereotypes may persist, but they lack validity. If we are to build meaningful and enriching bridges--bridges that enhance our faiths and ourselves--we need to address and overcome our lingering fears.

Letter To An Interfaith Child

Susan Katz Miller | Posted 12.01.2014 | Parents
Susan Katz Miller

As an interfaith child, you are a bridge-builder, a peacemaker, an interfaith ambassador in a world still marked by religious hatred and violence. We are raising you to go out and explain one religious world to the other.

7 Myths About Raising Interfaith Kids

Susan Katz Miller | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Susan Katz Miller

This time of year, many interfaith families are preparing to feast on latkes, light Hanukkah candles at the Thanksgiving table and then move on to making Christmas cookies. But beyond holiday celebrations, is it a good idea to raise kids in two religions?

'Virtual' Public Schools Draw Interest Of Religious Families

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 01.10.2013 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) Worried about exposure to foul language, immodest dress, peer pressure and other inappropriate behavi...

A New Model Of Teaching Religious Tolerance

Hailey Woldt | Posted 12.17.2012 | Religion
Hailey Woldt

Religious diversity is a natural part of life, and it is becoming even more important to be able to understand and interact with people who have different views. We must accept that our children may not choose to think what we think -- and perhaps that is what scares us the most.

"Partially Jewish" and Proud: Interfaith Identity

Susan Katz Miller | Posted 08.24.2012 | Religion
Susan Katz Miller

I want to point out that I am not partial to the term "partial." I do not consider myself a "partial" anything. I have never heard anyone describe themselves as "partially Jewish." I am a self-defined full Jew, who also insists on my right to celebrate my birth into an interfaith family.

Are We There Yet? The Progress of the Interfaith Movement

Rev. Donald Heckman | Posted 12.17.2011 | Religion
Rev. Donald Heckman

How do we know when we have arrived in the interfaith movement? When religious pluralism is normative? When religious differences don't cause conflict or even concern?