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Breaking the glass

Jewish Rhody Media to launch podcast on multifaith relationships

Wednesday, November 16

Intermarriage. It’s been whispered about for years. Who we marry and their faith or spirituality can divide families and communities.  But intermarriage is growing. “Breaking the Glass,” a new six-episode podcast from Jewish Rhody Media, will explore multifaith relationships. With religious engagement in decline and polarization becoming more common, podcast producer and host Emma Newbery talked to people who are making these relationships work despite challenges and the experts who are helping …

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Wednesday, November 16

A six-part podcast series highlighting the experiences of multifaith couples and families in Jewish communities …
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