Thank you for your interest in our rabbi officiation survey results. We are thrilled to provide them for you here.
The results are in, and make for an interesting read. We wanted to share some of the high-level findings with you.
We focused our analysis specifically on CCAR and RRA members who responded so that we could compare results to the last known publicly available survey on officiation practices of clergy, which focused on that group. Of CCAR and RRA members who responded:
More than 85 percent said that they officiate at the weddings of interfaith couples. Of those who officiate:
More recently ordained rabbis tend to officiate:
There is so much color to the study that came from the anecdotes and explanations to open-ended responses as well as additional detail regarding decision making around these important issues. Please contact us if you’d like the full report.