At 18Doors, we spent some time taking a deep dive into the data and unpacking what we can learn about interfaith families today: who they are, what they need, and what communal responses to interfaith families are—and could be.
The resources on this page are designed to guide you through the data and spur conversation in your organization to up-level your work to welcome, engage and embrace interfaith families.
Understanding the Data on Interfaith Families from the Pew Study of American Jews
Our Director of Professional Development suggests new ways for you to look at the data, and asks you to consider what new stories the data might tell you.
Let’s Explore the Data More…
Roll the dice by clicking the button below to test your knowledge of the Pew Survey of Jewish Americans in 2020.
Pew Research Center’s 2020 Survey on Jews in the U.S.: Diversity and Complexity of Identity Among Interfaith Couples, Jews of Color and LGBTQ Families
A co-presentation of 18Doors and the Pew Research Center, featuring CEO Jodi Bromberg in conversation with Ed Case (The Center for Radically Inclusive Judaism); Rabbi Lizzi Heydemann (Mishkan Chicago); Ilana Kaufman (Jews of Color Initiative); and Idit Klein (Keshet).
Spend an hour learning from and with other rabbis and cantors about ensuring that interfaith wedding ceremonies you officiate at represent both partners' backgrounds. Rabbis Robyn Frisch and Jen Gubitz will share practical tips and examples of how to create a ceremony where both the Jewish partner and the partner from another faith tradition feel seen and represented at their wedding ceremony. Plus, you’ll get time to share your best practices and tips with each other.