This booklet explains the history of Hanukkah, the symbolism and significance of lighting candles for eight nights, the blessings that accompany the lighting of the candles, the holiday's foods, the game of dreidels, and more!
We provide quality programs and services that meet the social, cultural, educational, and recreational needs of everyone in the community.
The JCC of Greater New Haven is part of your extended family, your home away from home - providing programs and services for all ages and stages in life.
Within our walls and through our programming, our members gather together to meet, play, learn, celebrate, and be part of the Community. Everyone, regardless of age or religious affiliation, is welcome.
Join in the fun at this PJ on the Town event to celebrate the New Year for Trees at the DuPage Children's Museum. Featuring a concert by Miss Aimee Leigh, environmentally friendly activities, and private use of the museum. Presented in partnership with Congregation Beth Shalom of Naperville and Congregation Etz Chaim of DuPage County.
A great way for Jewish professionals and volunteers who work with and provide programming for people in interfaith relationships to locate resources and trainings to build more welcome into their Jewish communities; connect with and learn from each other; and publicize and enhance their programs and services.
What a well written article. We are also an interfaith family sending our children to a Jewish day school, and we have found that nearly all of our negative assumptions about Jewish day schools have not been true.
The school is very diverse, with students from many countries, religious backgrounds, and races, the academics are exceptional, and most of all, our children are happy and enjoying their education. We’ve also found that several children in each of the classes are from interfaith families.
I’d bet if more interfaith families looked into this option, they’d be very pleasantly surprised at what a nice fit a Jewish day school can be for their own family.
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