Our updated booklet, Weddings For The Interfaith Couple, walks you through all of the traditions for the big day, starting with two to think about in advance (choosing a wedding contract known as a ketubah and topics to consider when meeting with your wedding officiant).
Rabbi Mychal will be leading us in a discussion of interfaith relationships throughout Jewish history and the present challenges and opportunities they pose. This discussion will provide a foundation for the second part of the series in which we will explore the many realities of interfaith relationships, including challenges we have faced and our varied approaches to our own interfaith experiences.
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.
this is stupid because I don’t think Tori Spellings life in Beverly Hills has any connection to a village in Africa… she doesn’t have to worry about her son catching aids and ding! No one in that society is gonna have aids !! and most jewish people and the societies they live in are probably not gonna have aids… so it’s not the same argument for jews or rich ppl in america as the argument you’re making about people in a village in Africa
If any valid reason exists for circumcision, trying to make the child’s genitalia look like the other kids at camp sure ain’t it. And, neither is , “That’s what Jews do.” Jews are technically supposed to marry other Jews, so how jewish can the kid really ever be?
Tori should start reading Questioning Circumcision: A Jewish Perspective by Ron Goldman. She needs some sense to be talked in to her. I know she is hung up on aesthetic issues, having grown up in Hollywood, but still….
I never understood the significance of circumcision as it applies to the bible. Why was it so important (in biblical days), for a male child to be circumcised? I got the impression that it was necessary in order to be a follower of Jesus/God, but why?If god created us, why didn’t he just leave the foreskin off to begin with?
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