When my husband read an early draft of this essay, he asked, "Why doesn't her partner have to support our daughter? After all, they agreed to raise children as Jews." What does it mean to raise a Jewish child?
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.
It’s good to see discussion of this concept. However, this formulation of the Noachide laws doesn’t fit with the values of many Jewish communities (celibacy for gays? no abortion? mandatory death penalty?). Maybe there is another way to demonstrate commitment to the life and values of a Jewish community.
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