Archive for category: Interfaith Rabbi

Questions and Answers about Interfaith Issues

13 Jan
January 13, 2015

As asked of Rabbi Reuben by CNN.com Thanks for contacting me with your questions about interfaith family issues. Since I have been counseling interfaith couples and families for over 30 years and my latest book is There’s an Easter Egg on Your Seder Plate – Surviving Your Child’s Interfaith Marriage (Praeger Publishing, 2008) I am […]

Rabbi Reuben’s Ruminations: Can’t We Do Both Religions?

22 May
May 22, 2014

Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben explains how he answers the question from new parents: can we raise our children with both religions?

Rabbi Reuben’s Ruminations: Meeting the Parents

21 May
May 21, 2014

Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben discusses a challenging point in an interfaith couple’s relationship: meeting the parents.

Rabbi Reuben’s Ruminations: To Bris Or Not To Bris

21 May
May 21, 2014

Rabbi Reuben discusses the issues that arise when an interfaith couple has a baby, specifically a boy.

Intermarried, But My Kids Are Interdating

14 May
May 14, 2014

Your dad told you not to date non-Jews. What are you going to say to your children when they start dating?

Dealing with Feelings of Failure in “Marrying Out”

20 Aug
August 20, 2009

A conversation between Rabbi Reuben and “Mary” (Names in correspondence have been changed to protect privacy) From: Mary Sent: Thursday, August 20, 2009 To:* Rabbi Reuben Subject:* Advice: Dealing with Feelings of Failure in Marrying Out Hi, My name is Mary. I’m from Kentucky and went to Catholic school-although neither my family nor I are […]