• Sukkah Recipes: 7 Dishes to Eat (or Drink) During Sukkot
    by Sophie Mortman on July 30, 2022 at 12:01 pm

    Fall flavors, starry skies and the smell of citrus—Sukkot is a sensory experience as much as it is a religious one. This seven-day Jewish holiday requires us to build a temporary structure called a sukkah, and is all about celebrating The post Sukkah Recipes: 7 Dishes to Eat (or Drink) During Sukkot appeared first on 18Doors.

  • 10 Rosh Hashanah Recipes for a Sweet New Year
    by Sophie Mortman on July 29, 2022 at 4:15 pm

    When I think of Rosh Hashanah recipes, I think of the spiced apple cake my mom used to ship to me in Maine when I was in college. I’d walk around the library, sharing it with friends who never had The post 10 Rosh Hashanah Recipes for a Sweet New Year appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Join Our Team!
    by Julia Arce on July 27, 2022 at 6:39 pm

    Interested in promoting justice and building respect for religious difference? Know anyone who is committed to transforming individuals and institutions to reduce prejudice, violence and hatred? If so, we’re hiring!   The post Join Our Team! appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • Introducing Another Honoree!
    by Julia Arce on July 22, 2022 at 5:38 pm

    We are so pleased to announce that the Munshi Bishan Singh Kochhar (MBSK) Foundation will be the recipient of Tanenbaum’s Philanthropic Bridge Builder Award at our 30th Anniversary Gala!   The post Introducing Another Honoree! appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • Join Tanenbaum and PFLAG National at the Forum!
    by Julia Arce on July 21, 2022 at 3:02 pm

    Tanenbaum joins the July installation of the Forum on Workplace Inclusion’s 2022 Forum Webinar Series. The post Join Tanenbaum and PFLAG National at the Forum! appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • International Nelson Mandela Day
    by Julia Arce on July 21, 2022 at 2:58 pm

    In 2009, the UN declared July 18 International Nelson Mandela Day, and it has been celebrated every year since. The post International Nelson Mandela Day appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • The Eco-Friendly, Queer Wedding of My Dreams
    by Ezra Kiers on July 18, 2022 at 10:24 am

    I’ve always known I wanted a Jewish wedding. I choose to live a Jewish life every day, and falling in love with my husband—who isn’t Jewish and has supported all of my religious desires—didn’t change that at all. So when The post The Eco-Friendly, Queer Wedding of My Dreams appeared first on 18Doors.

  • 30 Years of Change
    by Julia Arce on July 6, 2022 at 9:42 pm

    Please join us in celebrating our 30th Anniversary at Tanenbaum’s Gala, Peace Made Possible, on October 19, 2022 - virtually or at the Edison Ballroom in New York City! The post 30 Years of Change appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • Politics and Religion: Let’s Talk About It
    by Nicole Margaretten on July 1, 2022 at 10:48 pm

    “Politics and Religion: Let’s Talk About It,” a discussion in collaboration with the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding. The post Politics and Religion: Let’s Talk About It appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • Sign Up for Jewish Holiday Email Series
    by 18Doors on July 1, 2022 at 7:52 pm

    We all want the Jewish holidays to be joyous and meaningful–not stressful. But let’s be honest: Challenges will arise, and simply understanding what we’re celebrating and how to share the holidays with our loved ones can be confusing. When you The post Sign Up for Jewish Holiday Email Series appeared first on 18Doors.

  • What is Sukkot? Learn about this important Jewish holiday.
    by 18Doors on July 1, 2022 at 3:01 pm

    What is Sukkot? Sukkot is all about not taking things for granted, and it’s a time to give thanks—particularly for food and shelter. It begins on the eve of the 15th of the Hebrew month of Tishrei, five days after The post What is Sukkot? Learn about this important Jewish holiday. appeared first on 18Doors.

  • In Memory of Joseph V. Montville
    by Julia Arce on June 30, 2022 at 8:02 pm

    Joseph “Joe” Montville, a beloved member of the Peacebuilding community and Tanenbaum Peacebuilding Program Advisory Council, passed away on June 1st surrounded by his family. We honor his legacy and, in the words of his daughter Clea, “his passion for making the world a better place.” The post In Memory of Joseph V. Montville appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • Register Today: An examination of religion and addiction
    by Nicole Margaretten on June 30, 2022 at 6:09 pm

    Register today for our upcoming Conscientious Care Conversation, An Examination of Religion and Addiction on July 1, 2022, at 12:00 PM ET. The post Register Today: An examination of religion and addiction appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • Sign Up for Jewish Leadership & Professionals Enewsletter
    by 18Doors on June 30, 2022 at 3:25 pm

    Get our tailored content for clergy and professionals directly to your inbox every other month. 18Doors Jewish Leadership & Professionals ENewsletter Online Form – professionals newsletter The post Sign Up for Jewish Leadership & Professionals Enewsletter appeared first on 18Doors.

  • When is Tisha B’av 2022? Here’s everything you need to know.
    by 18Doors on June 29, 2022 at 11:52 am

    What is Tisha B’av? The ninth of Av, or Tisha B’av, is a major day of mourning in Judaism that involves fasting. It’s the culmination of a three-week period of mourning, and is often regarded as the saddest day in The post When is Tisha B’av 2022? Here’s everything you need to know. appeared first on 18Doors.

  • The Forum on Workplace Inclusion 2022 Diversity Award Winners Announced
    by Nicole Margaretten on June 27, 2022 at 9:02 pm

    The Forum on Workplace Inclusion has announced the recipients of the 2022 Diversity Awards... The post The Forum on Workplace Inclusion 2022 Diversity Award Winners Announced appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • When is Tu B’av 2022? Here’s everything you need to know.
    by 18Doors on June 27, 2022 at 1:50 pm

    Tu B’av, a lesser known Jewish holiday, is all about love. And here at 18Doors, we love talking about and celebrating all kinds of love! The holiday takes place on the 15th of Av (“Tu” refers to 15) and has The post When is Tu B’av 2022? Here’s everything you need to know. appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Reflecting on Roe
    by Julia Arce on June 27, 2022 at 1:28 pm

    Perspectives and conversations on the ruling that overturned Roe may directly or indirectly address religion or the religious beliefs of community members. What’s needed is an environment where everyone can participate in a discussion around this SCOTUS decision, in an ethical and honest way. The post Reflecting on Roe appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • Sign Up for Parenting Email Series
    by 18Doors on June 24, 2022 at 8:01 pm

    Parenting young kids is full of pitfalls where we can get stuck on the difficulties of the day-to-day of meeting our children’s needs, not to mention our own. The pandemic has turned everything on its head. Daily life looks different The post Sign Up for Parenting Email Series appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Sign Up for Jewish Wedding Planning Email Series
    by 18Doors on June 24, 2022 at 7:41 pm

    If you and your partner are from two different faith backgrounds and planning a Jewish or Jewish and… wedding ceremony, there’s a lot to consider. From who will officiate to which Jewish rituals you will include to how to handle family dynamics, The post Sign Up for Jewish Wedding Planning Email Series appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Sign Up for Grandparenting Email Newsletter
    by 18Doors on June 8, 2022 at 2:47 pm

    Our monthly email newsletter is filled with support for grandparents of interfaith families. From Jewish recipes you can make with your grandkids to stories from other grandparents about their experiences to kid-friendly holiday activities, you’ll find valuable content in your The post Sign Up for Grandparenting Email Newsletter appeared first on 18Doors.

  • “American Birthright” Misses the Mark 
    by Molly Kazin Marshall on June 3, 2022 at 2:50 pm

    Becky Tahel Ben David’s documentary American Birthright, which centers around interfaith marriage, has been making the rounds at Jewish film festivals and generating a lot of buzz.   The documentary opens with Israeli-born, culturally Jewish Becky questioning her younger sister Gal’s The post “American Birthright” Misses the Mark  appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola Peltz Tie the Knot With a Jewish Wedding
    by Lindsey Silken on May 27, 2022 at 5:48 pm

    The newest interfaith newlyweds on the block, Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola Peltz, were married in a lavish Jewish wedding in Palm Beach, Fla. in April 2022. Brooklyn, a model and budding photographer, is the son of soccer player David Beckham The post Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola Peltz Tie the Knot With a Jewish Wedding appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Acknowledgments
    by Travis Mitchell on May 26, 2022 at 1:58 pm

    This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Find related reports online at pewresearch.org. Primary Researcher Becka A. Alper, Senior Researcher                 Research Team          Alan Cooperman, Director, Religion ResearchGregory A. Smith, Associate Director, Religion Research    Justin Nortey, Research AssistantBesheer Mohamed, Senior Researcher                    Patricia Tevington, Research AssociateMichael Rotolo, Research Associate             Joshua Alvarado, Research Assistant            Methods Team           Courtney Kennedy, Director, Survey ResearchAndrew

  • Methodology
    by Travis Mitchell on May 26, 2022 at 1:58 pm

    The American Trends Panel survey methodology Overview The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults. Panelists participate via self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access at home are provided with a tablet and wireless internet connection. Interviews are conducted in

  • Modest Warming in U.S. Views on Israel and Palestinians
    by Travis Mitchell on May 26, 2022 at 1:58 pm

    In recent years, U.S. public opinion has become modestly more positive toward both sides in the Israel-Palestinian conflict, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.

  • 10 Shavuot Recipes For All Your Celebration Needs
    by Sophie Mortman on May 25, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Shavuot isn’t one of the most well-known Jewish holidays, so you should not feel out of the loop if you’ve never celebrated it. While there is a religious tradition of staying up late and studying Torah, which may or may The post 10 Shavuot Recipes For All Your Celebration Needs appeared first on 18Doors.

  • When is Sukkot 2022? Here’s everything you need to know.
    by 18Doors on May 23, 2022 at 1:20 pm

    Sukkot is a seven-day holiday that asks us to think about the idea of “home” and what it means to have a roof over our heads. It also reminds us to slow down and reconnect with the natural world. We The post When is Sukkot 2022? Here’s everything you need to know. appeared first on 18Doors.

  • How a Catholic School Girl Ended Up With Five Bar Mitzvah Boys
    by Melanie Grossman on May 9, 2022 at 2:13 pm

    If anyone would have told me when I was 17 that someday I would be in an interfaith marriage and have five bar mitzvah boys, I would have said, “What’s a bar mitzvah?”  It all started in 1960 when I The post How a Catholic School Girl Ended Up With Five Bar Mitzvah Boys appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Acknowledgments
    by Travis Mitchell on May 6, 2022 at 1:49 pm

    This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Find related reports online at pewresearch.org. Primary Researchers Besheer Mohamed, Senior Researcher                    Hannah Hartig, Research Associate   Research Team Alan Cooperman, Director, Religion Research         Carroll Doherty, Director, Political ResearchGregory A. Smith, Associate Director, Religion ResearchJocelyn Kiley, Associate Director, Political ResearchScott Keeter, Senior Survey Advisor Justin Nortey, Research Assistant            Becka A. Alper, Senior Researcher                            Baxter

  • Methodology
    by Travis Mitchell on May 6, 2022 at 1:49 pm

    The American Trends Panel survey methodology Overview The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults. Panelists participate via self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access at home are provided with a tablet and wireless internet connection. Interviews are conducted in both

  • 3. How the issue of abortion touches Americans personally
    by Travis Mitchell on May 6, 2022 at 1:49 pm

    Americans report a wide variance in how much thought they have given to the issue of abortion personally. Overall, 36% of adults say that prior to taking the survey, they had given “a lot” of thought to issues around abortion. An identical share say they had given “some” thought to the issue, while roughly three-in-ten say

  • 2. Social and moral considerations on abortion
    by Travis Mitchell on May 6, 2022 at 1:49 pm

    Relatively few Americans view the morality of abortion in stark terms: Overall, just 7% of all U.S. adults say abortion is morally acceptable in all cases, and 13% say it is morally wrong in all cases. A third say that abortion is morally wrong in most cases, while about a quarter (24%) say it is morally acceptable

  • 1. Americans’ views on whether, and in what circumstances, abortion should be legal
    by Travis Mitchell on May 6, 2022 at 1:49 pm

    As the long-running debate over abortion reaches another key moment at the Supreme Court and in state legislatures across the country, a majority of U.S. adults continue to say that abortion should be legal in all or most cases. About six-in-ten Americans (61%) say abortion should be legal in “all” or “most” cases, while 37% think abortion should

  • America’s Abortion Quandary
    by Travis Mitchell on May 6, 2022 at 1:49 pm

    A majority of Americans say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, but many are open to restrictions; many opponents of legal abortion say it should be legal in some circumstances.

  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Takes On Interfaith Love
    by Scott Hausman-Weiss on April 28, 2022 at 2:19 pm

    It’s no secret that one of the reasons so many of us are glued to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is for the Jewish humor. Midge and Joel’s families conform to many of the stereotypes of Jews in New York in The post The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Takes On Interfaith Love appeared first on 18Doors.

  • What is Shavuot? Learn More About This Holiday.
    by 18Doors on April 25, 2022 at 5:49 pm

    Though Shavuot might not be one of the most well-known Jewish holidays, it’s one that’s a lot of fun and worth learning about. Shavuot is also especially interfaith-friendly in that most of it just involves cooking and eating good food. The post What is Shavuot? Learn More About This Holiday. appeared first on 18Doors.

  • When is Shavuot 2022? Here’s What You Need to Know.
    by 18Doors on April 6, 2022 at 11:13 am

    Though Shavuot might not be one of the most well-known Jewish holidays, it’s one that’s worth celebrating. It’s a holiday that involves an all-nighter and the chance to eat your favorite cheesecake! Shavuot, which means “weeks” in Hebrew, refers to The post When is Shavuot 2022? Here’s What You Need to Know. appeared first on 18Doors.

  • A closer look at changing restrictions on religion
    by cbaronavski on March 31, 2022 at 8:34 pm
  • Passover Items To Upgrade Your Seder This Year
    by Sophie Mortman on March 25, 2022 at 4:52 pm

    Passover items can have sentimental value, whether it’s a family kiddush cup or a handmade seder plate from your childhood. But maybe you’re looking to add something new to your collection, or don’t have any Jewish family heirlooms. The good The post Passover Items To Upgrade Your Seder This Year appeared first on 18Doors.

  • How Choosing Judaism Helped Me Embrace My Black, Bisexual Identity
    by C. E. Harrison on March 14, 2022 at 3:03 pm

    Every Jew-by-choice’s journey to Judaism is different. And while we share some similarities, our lived experiences are ours and ours alone, and they define our reasoning and desire to choose a Jewish life.   As for me, a Black, bisexual The post How Choosing Judaism Helped Me Embrace My Black, Bisexual Identity appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Can You Convert to Judaism? Yes, and Here Are Five People Who Did. 
    by Kristin Eriko Posner on March 4, 2022 at 8:39 pm

    Since Judaism isn’t a proselytizing religion, and doesn’t seek to convert people who aren’t Jewish, many people ask, “Can you convert to Judaism?” The answer is absolutely yes.   If you’ve been thinking about converting to Judaism, I hope that sharing The post Can You Convert to Judaism? Yes, and Here Are Five People Who Did.  appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Becoming a Jew By Choice: 6 Different Stories of Telling Our Families
    by Kristin Eriko Posner on March 4, 2022 at 8:21 pm

    As a Jew by choice, stepping into the waters of the mikveh to finish my conversion process is forever etched into my memory as one of the most meaningful days of my life. For many Jews by choice or converts* The post Becoming a Jew By Choice: 6 Different Stories of Telling Our Families appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Becoming Jewish After 13 Years and Three Attempts
    by Molly Laufer on March 3, 2022 at 7:21 pm

    My path to Judaism took 13 years. And while I ended up marrying the first Jewish person I ever met (my now-husband Dan), I felt like an outsider for much of my journey toward and with Judaism. It started the The post Becoming Jewish After 13 Years and Three Attempts appeared first on 18Doors.