Welcome to the Rabbinic
Center for Research and Counseling.
Founded in 1970, the Rabbinic Center for Research and
- first organization established to promote research on intermarriage and
to serve the needs of intermarrying and intermarried couples.
- It is still the
only national or international organization that advocates and encourages rabbinic officiation at intermarriage ceremonies.
The Rabbinic Center
- a list of rabbis who officiate at intermarriages,
- conducts and promotes research
- offers premarital and marital therapy for intermarried couples and their
- and presents a variety of programs specifically geared to the needs of
Our most popular programs are the:
on Raising Children in the Intermarried Home
Rabbinic Center also serves as an outpatient mental health facility for area residents.
A multi-disciplinary staff of licensed mental health practitioners provide ongoing
individual and group psychotherapy, as well as marriage and family therapy, on a sliding
Rabbi Irwin H. Fishbein, D. Min.
Receives Award for Promoting Interfaith
Dovetail Institute for Interfaith family Resources honored Rabbi Dr.
Irwin H. Fishbein with the:
FATHER DAN MONTALBANO AWARD FOR PROMOTING
at its annual conference. Rabbi Allen Secher, who presented the award, lauded Rabbi
Fishbein as “the great pioneer” who established an organization to
serve the needs of interfaith couples when no other resources were
available to them. Click here for a summary of
Rabbi Fishbein’s response at the award ceremony.
or Hebrew marriage contract, has been a tradition since ancient times.
Now, for the first time, a Ketubah is available especially suited for interfaith
Click here for details.
Articles addressing Intermarriage have been added to Resources
-- available now for download.