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.
Stories and music help babies understand language. On Tuesdays, November 15-December 13, uncover more ways to say “I love you” using games like peek-a-boo, American Sign Language, soap bubbles, and parent-baby dances. Meet other newborns and families and learn how music improves the child developmental process. Class held at the Sharon Community Center (219 Massapoag Avenue), Sharon from 11-11:45am. Geared towards children ages 0-18 months, with adult. Cost is $65 (fee is for one child plus adult, fee for additional siblings is $40). Open to the entire community. Register at jccgb.org/south. Contact 781-795-0510 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Programs south of Boston are a collaboration of the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston and Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Boston with support from Combined Jewish Philanthropies. JCC arts and humanities offerings are programs of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts.