Let this booklet guide you through the High Holy Days with your children with helpful suggestions for conversation points, activities, crafts and ways to make the days interesting and relevant to kids and teens of all ages.
Parents, Children and Interfaith Relationships: Listening so they will talk. Talking so they will listen. 4 week class being taught at Gratz College in Elkins Park, PA by IFF/Philadelphia Director Rabbi Robyn Frisch. The class begins Oct. 28 & is being offered both Tuesday afternoons & Tuesday evenings.
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.
Similar problem here, but with a twist – a massive twist, actually:
My grandfather was Jewish; my mother – his daughter obviously – was raised as Christian, as her father married a christian, and he was also often absent for months on contract work. I, the grandson,was in turn raised in chritianity. i do however recall my grandfather giving me a Star of David as a young boy though, without any explanation. Anyway, I went on to marry a muslim woman, and now regret it, as I have come to a personal conclusion that Judaism is the only valid religion for me, having done years of reading and investigation of christianity vs islam vs Judaism. I have now began to teach my kids (although I have not yet converted to Judaism) that Judaism is the religion for them. Hopefully, I will one day be in a position to convert to Judaism and I hope that my children will in turn choose Judaism. Until then, I wonder what I should refer to myself as… funny situation indeed. why do I not feel amused then?
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