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.
Hear from one of the country’s leading experts on fostering resilience, self-esteem, strength and optimism in children. Dr. Brooks is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and has authored or co-authored 14 books including Raising Resilient Children; Raising a Self-Disciplined Child; and Seven Steps to Improve Your Child’s Social Skills. Presented by the JCC Early Learning Centers. Held at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on Tuesday, November 29 at 7:30pm. Cost is $10. Open to the entire community. Register at jccgb.org/robertbrooks or contact 617-558-6414 or email@example.com for more information. JCC arts and humanities offerings are programs of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts.