Rabbi Mordecai Genn Ph.D.
Bet Halevi Inc.
P.O. Box 334
Mt. Vernon , N.Y.10552-0334
New York Interfaith Wedding
31 years offering meaningful Metro New York City Interfaith Weddings. Interfaith Weddings does not mean non-religious. We honor traditions. Interfaith Weddings in Metro New York City
Rabbi Genn said, "New York Interfaith Weddings, and blended families are Good for society and this encapsulats our approach. He is our New York Executive Director for Interfaith Weddings As a New York organization we believe in empowering Interfaith couples, so that they can celebrate not repress their Interfaith heritages, be they Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Jainist, Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist, etc... Interfaith Weddings help bridge the New York differences which separate us, and emphasize the very powerful idea that we are all God's children! Rabbi Genn has consistently emphasized that the "people" should be the Weddings celebrants, with New York clergy helping to facilitate, as needed We encourage them to involve Interfaith family and Ethnic Weddings traditions in the Weddings as well, so that the New York ceremonial moment has authenticity as its hallmark.
Rabbi Genn, our Executive Director, encapsulated our approach when he said, "Interfaith marriage, and blended families are Good for society. They help bridge the differences which separate us, and emphasize the very powerful idea that we are all God's children!" As an organization we believe in empowering interfaith couples, so that they can celebrate, and not repress their heritages, be they Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Jainist, Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist, etc.... We encourage them to involve family and Ethnic traditions in the celebration as well, so that the ceremonial moment has authenticity as its hallmark. Rabbi Genn has consistently emphasized that the "people" should be the celebrants, with clergy helping to facilitate, as needed.
Mordecai Genn combines in his self, a balanced blending of the traditional and contemporary. Ordained as an Orthodox Rabbi at Yeshiva University, he served in the Conservative movement, i.e. The United Synagogue, as a Congregational Rabbi and as a Day School Principal. Over time he moved to a Reconstructionist approach, and to leading M'vakshe Derekh, a Reconstructionist Congregation in Scarsdale, N.Y. Currently he views himself as post-denominational, and enjoys sharing with people coming from diverse backgrounds. Rabbi Genn as a Doctor of Philosophy, specialized in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University. He has served as an educator at all levels, from directing an Elementary school, to teaching at the University level. As a person he is blessed with a fine sense of humor, and a deep empathy for the human condition. He enjoys helping others actualize their hopes and dreams.