Paul Golin

Ronit Avni

Paul Golin is associate executive director of Big Tent Judaism/Jewish Outreach Institute, a national, independent, transdenominational organization reaching out to unaffiliated Jewish families with an emphasis on engaging intermarried households and helping the organized Jewish community better welcome them in. He previously served as JOI’s director of communications and strategic planning. Paul consults with synagogues and other Jewish organizations on engagement and marketing, and is a frequent writer and speaker on Jewish inclusion.  He co-authored two books with Rabbi Kerry Olitzky, How to Raise Jewish Children Even When You’re Not Jewish Yourself (2010) and Twenty Things for Grandparents of Interfaith Grandchildren To Do (And Not Do) To Nurture Jewish Identity In Their Grandchildren (2007). Paul is the white Ashkenazi half of a “Jewpanese” (Jewish/Japanese) Jewish multiracial household.


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