Yes, Something Can Be Done

A “Purple” Solution to Intermarriage

September 15, 2013 | Steven M. Cohen
About the author: Steven M. Cohen is a research professor at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and director of the Berman Jewish Policy Archive at New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service.
This is a response to Intermarriage: Can Anything Be Done?, originally published in Mosaic in September 2013

The discourse on Jewish intermarriage over the last decades has been dominated by two schools of thought. One may be termed the normative school; the other, the welcoming school.

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