Rabbis’ perspectives vary when it comes to co-officiating at interfaith funerals

With the rise of interfaith marriage, it is no surprise that families are seeking ways to meld the traditions of various faiths. From weddings performed jointly by clergy representing different religions, to the December holiday mashup “Christmakkah,” cultures and customs are being blended in ways unimaginable a century ago.

Interfaith funerals, co-officiated by a rabbi and a non-Jewish clergy member, while not yet ubiquitous, now can also be added to that canon.

Source: Rabbis’ perspectives vary when it comes to co-officiating at interfaith funerals | The Pittsburgh Jewish chronicle