Archive for category: Interfaith Rabbi

Miriam Wertleib & Zamba Nsimbi

15 May
May 15, 2018

A letter from Miriam & Zamba Hi Steven! A week later and family has finally left town so we’re just catching our breath! We want to thank you for a truly beautiful cross-cultural ceremony. Your words and energy were so meaningful to us as we were present together in those moments of transition into marriage, […]

Questions and Answers about Interfaith Issues

13 Jan
January 13, 2015

As asked of Rabbi Reuben by 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 […]